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Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 29 km west of Cartago, Departamento del Valle del Cauca, Colombia, on Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 12:26 am (GMT -5) -

Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 29 km west of Cartago, Departamento del Valle del Cauca, Colombia, on Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 12:26 am (GMT -5) Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 29 km west of Cartago, Departamento del Valle del Cauca, Colombia, on Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 12:26 am (GMT -5)

Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 92 km depth

13 Aug 05:32 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 6 minutes.
13 Aug 05:40: Magnitude recalculated from 1.9 to 2.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 97.5 to 91.5 km (from 61 to 57 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 17 km (10.7 mi) towards WSW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 13, 2022 05:26:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 12:26 am (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2
Depth91.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude4.795°N / 76.165°W (El Cairo, Departamento del Valle del Cauca, Colombia)
Antipode4.795°S / 103.835°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearest volcanoSanta Isabel (88 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities7 km (4 mi) ENE of El Cairo (Valle del Cauca) (pop: 3,270) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) W of Cartago (Valle del Cauca) (pop: 134,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) NNW of La Union (La Unión, Valle del Cauca) (pop: 23,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (21 mi) WSW of La Virginia (Risaralda) (pop: 33,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (26 mi) N of Roldanillo (Valle del Cauca) (pop: 27,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (28 mi) NNW of Zarzal (Valle del Cauca) (pop: 28,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
156 km (97 mi) NNE of Santiago de Cali (Valle del Cauca) (pop: 2,392,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
232 km (144 mi) W of Bogota (Bogotá D.C.) (pop: 7,674,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 18.9°C (66 F), humidity: 98%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from W
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) | 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
2.092 kmColombiaRaspberryShake

Seismograms

Seismic station: Santa Helena, Medellin, Colombia (HEL/CM network) | Distance from quake: 170 km / 106 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Santa Helena, Medellin, Colombia: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.0, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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