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Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 9 km northeast of Morales, Departamento de Bolivar, Colombia, on Sunday, Sep 25, 2022 at 11:23 pm (GMT -5) -

Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 9 km northeast of Morales, Departamento de Bolivar, Colombia, on Sunday, Sep 25, 2022 at 11:23 pm (GMT -5) Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 9 km northeast of Morales, Departamento de Bolivar, Colombia, on Sunday, Sep 25, 2022 at 11:23 pm (GMT -5)

Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 99 km depth

26 Sep 04:28 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 4 minutes.
26 Sep 04:36: Magnitude recalculated from 2.5 to 2.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 20.5 to 175.3 km (from 12.7 to 109 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8.2 km (5.1 mi) towards SE.
26 Sep 08:52: Magnitude recalculated from 2.7 to 2.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 175.3 to 99.1 km (from 109 to 62 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.9 km (3 mi) towards NW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 26, 2022 04:23:48 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Sep 25, 2022 at 11:23 pm (GMT -5)
Depth99.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude8.333°N / 73.812°W (Morales, Departamento de Bolivar, Colombia)
Antipode8.333°S / 106.188°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearby towns and cities8 km (5 mi) W of Gamarra (Cesar) (pop: 7,330) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
9 km (6 mi) NE of Morales (Bolívar) (pop: 20,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (13 mi) SE of Arenal (Bolívar) (pop: 5,350) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (13 mi) W of Aguachica (Cesar) (pop: 73,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
51 km (32 mi) W of Ocaña (Norte de Santander) (pop: 83,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
76 km (48 mi) SSE of El Banco (Magdalena) (pop: 54,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
296 km (184 mi) SE of Cartagena de Indias (Bolívar) (pop: 952,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
415 km (258 mi) N of Bogota (Bogotá D.C.) (pop: 7,674,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 24°C (75 F), humidity: 90%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 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.
2.999 kmNorthern ColombiaRaspberryShake


Seismic station: La Rusia, Boyaca, Colombia (RUS/CM network) | Distance from quake: 283 km / 176 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 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm 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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