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Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 31 km south of Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia, on Sunday, Aug 14, 2022 at 10:44 pm (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 31 km south of Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia, on Sunday, Aug 14, 2022 at 10:44 pm (GMT -5) Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 31 km south of Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia, on Sunday, Aug 14, 2022 at 10:44 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 151 km depth

15 Aug 03:48 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 4 minutes.
15 Aug 04:01: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 3.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 153.8 to 155.6 km (from 96 to 97 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 15 km (9.1 mi) towards W.
15 Aug 05:38: Now using data updates from USGS

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 15, 2022 03:44:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Aug 14, 2022 at 10:44 pm (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.1
Depth150.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude6.8582°N / 73.0411°W (Piedecuesta, Santander, Colombia)
Antipode6.858°S / 106.959°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoSan Diego (249 km / 155 mi)
Nearby towns and cities14 km (9 mi) NNW of Cepita (pop: 377) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
14 km (9 mi) S of Piedecuesta (pop: 86,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) SSE of Floridablanca (pop: 252,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) SSE of Giron (pop: 108,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (19 mi) SSE of Bucaramanga (pop: 571,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) NNE of San Gil (pop: 33,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) WNW of Malaga (Málaga) (pop: 18,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
275 km (171 mi) NNE of Bogota (Bogotá D.C.) (pop: 7,674,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 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
4.1151 km13 Km NNW of Cepitá, ColombiaUSGS
4.1151 kmNORTHERN COLOMBIAEMSC
4.1151 kmNorthern ColombiaRaspberryShake

Seismograms

Seismic station: Santo Domingo, Venezuela (SDV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 348 km / 216 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Santo Domingo, Venezuela: 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

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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