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Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 21 km south of Giron, Santander, Colombia, on Monday, Aug 15, 2022 at 1:10 am (GMT -5) -

Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 21 km south of Giron, Santander, Colombia, on Monday, Aug 15, 2022 at 1:10 am (GMT -5) Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 21 km south of Giron, Santander, Colombia, on Monday, Aug 15, 2022 at 1:10 am (GMT -5)

Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 132 km depth

15 Aug 06:16 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 6 minutes.
15 Aug 12:52: Magnitude recalculated from 2.0 to 2.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 145.1 to 132.2 km (from 90 to 82 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.7 km (2.9 mi) towards NW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 15, 2022 06:10:36 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Aug 15, 2022 at 1:10 am (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.1
Depth132.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude6.888°N / 73.211°W (Betulia, Santander, Colombia)
Antipode6.888°S / 106.789°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearest volcanoSan Diego (235 km / 146 mi)
Nearby towns and cities8 km (5 mi) E of Betulia (pop: 1,720) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) SSW of Giron (pop: 108,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) WSW of Piedecuesta (pop: 86,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) SW of Floridablanca (pop: 252,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (18 mi) SSW of Bucaramanga (pop: 571,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) NNW of San Gil (pop: 33,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
74 km (46 mi) ESE of Barrancabermeja (pop: 191,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
271 km (168 mi) NNE of Bogota (Bogotá D.C.) (pop: 7,674,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 19.9°C (68 F), humidity: 96%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from SSE
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
2.1132 kmNorthern ColombiaRaspberryShake

Seismograms

Seismic station: La Rusia, Boyaca, Colombia (RUS/CM network) | Distance from quake: 112 km / 69 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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