Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Valdivia, 46 km north of Yarumal, Antioquia, Colombia, on Friday, Nov 26, 2021 7:12 am (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Valdivia, 46 km north of Yarumal, Antioquia, Colombia, on Friday, Nov 26, 2021 7:12 am (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 65 km depth

26 Nov 12:14 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 3 minutes.
26 Nov 12:29: Now using data updates from USGS
Update Fri, 26 Nov 2021, 12:33
Moderate 4.3 quake hits near Yarumal, Municipio de Yarumal, Antioquia, Colombia
4.3 quake 26 Nov 7:12 am (GMT -5)
4.3 quake 26 Nov 7:12 am (GMT -5)
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake near Yarumal, Municipio de Yarumal, Antioquia, Colombia, was reported only 21 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey, considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a moderately shallow depth of 64.9 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Friday, November 26th, 2021, at 7:12 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.3 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Valdivia (pop. 3,400) located 15 km from the epicenter, Yarumal (pop. 22,400) 46 km away, Zaragoza (pop. 18,800) 47 km away, El Bagre (pop. 40,800) 58 km away, Segovia (pop. 39,900) 70 km away, Caucasia (pop. 58,000) 71 km away, Montelibano (pop. 85,000) 72 km away, and San Carlos (pop. 22,700) 73 km away.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Nov 26, 2021 12:12:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Nov 26, 2021 7:12 am (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 64.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.3494°N / 75.2675°W (Valdivia, Antioquia, Colombia)
Antipode: 7.349°S / 104.733°E
Nearest volcano: San Diego (191 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) ENE of Valdivia (Departamento de Antioquia) (pop: 3,400) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) NNE of Yarumal (Departamento de Antioquia) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WSW of Zaragoza (Departamento de Antioquia) (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) WSW of El Bagre (Departamento de Antioquia) (pop: 40,800) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) WNW of Segovia (Departamento de Antioquia) (pop: 39,900) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) S of Caucasia (pop: 58,000) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SSE of Montelibano (Córdoba) (pop: 85,000) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) SW of San Carlos (El Bagre) (pop: 22,700) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (79 mi) NNE of Medellin (Departamento de Antioquia) (pop: 2,000,000) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (206 mi) NNW of Bogota (Bogotá D.C.) (pop: 7,674,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 18.3°C (65 F), humidity: 98%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from SSE
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.365 kmNear Medellin, Antioquia, ColombiaUSGS
4.360 kmNORTHERN COLOMBIAEMSC
4.554 kmNorthern ColombiaGFZ
4.365 kmNorthern ColombiaRaspberryShake

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Bogota (323.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Valdivia Antioquia (27.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Barbosa (101.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short
Medellin, Antioquia (127 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
near Campamento, Antioquia (33.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Caucasia (72 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 1-2 s
Medellín (129 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 10-15 s : Acostada  
Medellin, Antioquia (123.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Itagüí (137.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Medellín (126 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
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