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Weak mag. 3.9 earthquake - 33 km south of Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia, on Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 7:20 am (GMT -5) -

Weak mag. 3.9 earthquake - 33 km south of Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia, on Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 7:20 am (GMT -5) Weak mag. 3.9 earthquake - 33 km south of Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia, on Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 7:20 am (GMT -5)

Weak magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 152 km depth

13 Aug 12:28 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 8 minutes.
13 Aug 12:32: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 3.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 154.9 to 151.5 km (from 96 to 94 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 7.9 km (4.9 mi) towards SW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 13, 2022 12:20:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 7:20 am (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.9
Depth151.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude6.827°N / 73.161°W (Los Santos, Santander, Colombia)
Antipode6.827°S / 106.839°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearest volcanoSan Diego (236 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities12 km (7 mi) E of Zapatoca (pop: 6,050) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (13 mi) SW of Piedecuesta (pop: 86,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) S of Giron (pop: 108,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) SSW of Floridablanca (pop: 252,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) N of San Gil (pop: 33,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (21 mi) S of Bucaramanga (pop: 571,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (26 mi) NNE of Socorro (pop: 17,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
267 km (166 mi) NNE of Bogota (Bogotá D.C.) (pop: 7,674,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 18.5°C (65 F), humidity: 85%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from SE
Estimated seismic energy released4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 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
3.9152 kmNorthern ColombiaRaspberryShake

Seismograms

Seismic station: La Rusia, Boyaca, Colombia (RUS/CM network) | Distance from quake: 104 km / 65 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 (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Sogamoso / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

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