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Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 76 km northwest of Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia, on 2021-04-11 16:44:10 -

Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 76 km northwest of Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia, on 2021-04-11 16:44:10 Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 76 km northwest of Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia, on 2021-04-11 16:44:10

Strong magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

11 Apr 23:49 UTC: First to report: INETER after 1 hour and 5 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeApr 11, 2021 22:44:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenter2021-04-11 16:44:10
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude6.63°N / 76.14°W (Abriaqui, Antioquia, Colombia)
Antipode6.63°S / 103.86°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceINETER
Nearest volcanoSan Diego (171 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities16 km (10 mi) S of Frontino (pop: 8,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) N of Urrao (pop: 18,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
72 km (45 mi) WNW of Bello (Departamento de Antioquia) (pop: 392,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
76 km (47 mi) NW of La Estrella (Departamento de Antioquia) (pop: 49,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
76 km (47 mi) WNW of Medellin (Departamento de Antioquia) (pop: 2,000,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
77 km (48 mi) WNW of Copacabana (Departamento de Antioquia) (pop: 49,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
78 km (48 mi) NW of Itagui (Departamento de Antioquia) (pop: 281,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) NW of Envigado (Departamento de Antioquia) (pop: 163,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) NW of Caldas (Departamento de Antioquia) (pop: 65,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
320 km (199 mi) NW of Bogota (Bogotá D.C.) (pop: 7,674,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.310 km76 Km Al Noroeste De Medellin, ColombiaINETER

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Chaparral tolima / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
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