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Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 41 km southeast of Ocaña, Norte de Santander, Colombia, on Friday, Aug 12, 2022 at 8:16 pm (GMT -5) -

Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 41 km southeast of Ocaña, Norte de Santander, Colombia, on Friday, Aug 12, 2022 at 8:16 pm (GMT -5) Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 41 km southeast of Ocaña, Norte de Santander, Colombia, on Friday, Aug 12, 2022 at 8:16 pm (GMT -5)

Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 148 km depth

13 Aug 11:16 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 10 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 13, 2022 01:16:14 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Aug 12, 2022 at 8:16 pm (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.1
Depth147.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude8.087°N / 73.017°W (Villa Caro, Norte de Santander, Colombia)
Antipode8.087°S / 106.983°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearby towns and cities17 km (11 mi) WNW of Bucarasica (pop: 783) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) E of Abrego (pop: 10,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (25 mi) ESE of Ocaña (pop: 83,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
60 km (37 mi) WNW of San Jose de Cucuta (pop: 721,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) WNW of Los Patios (pop: 58,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
66 km (41 mi) WNW of Villa del Rosario (pop: 65,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
89 km (55 mi) NNW of Pamplona (pop: 53,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
404 km (251 mi) NNE of Bogota (Bogotá D.C.) (pop: 7,674,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 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
2.1148 kmNorthern ColombiaRaspberryShake

Seismograms

Seismic station: La Rusia, Boyaca, Colombia (RUS/CM network) | Distance from quake: 244 km / 152 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station La Rusia, Boyaca, 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 2.1, 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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