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Weak mag. 3.5 earthquake - 42 km south of Riosucio, Departamento del Choco, Colombia, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 6:03 pm (GMT -5) -

Weak mag. 3.5 earthquake - 42 km south of Riosucio, Departamento del Choco, Colombia, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 6:03 pm (GMT -5) Weak mag. 3.5 earthquake - 42 km south of Riosucio, Departamento del Choco, Colombia, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 6:03 pm (GMT -5)

Weak magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 44 km depth

1 Oct 23:08 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 5 minutes.
1 Oct 23:16: Magnitude recalculated from 3.1 to 3.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 1.9 to 21.2 km (from 1.2 to 13.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 6 km (3.7 mi) towards WSW.
2 Oct 19:36: Magnitude recalculated from 3.4 to 3.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 21.2 to 44.1 km (from 13.2 to 27 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.7 km (3 mi) towards E.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 1, 2022 23:03:01 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 6:03 pm (GMT -5)
Depth44.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude7.072°N / 77.077°W (Carmen del Darien, Departamento del Choco, Colombia)
Antipode7.072°S / 102.923°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearby towns and cities30 km (19 mi) WNW of Murindo (Antioquia) (pop: 2,370) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
42 km (26 mi) S of Riosucio (Chocó) (pop: 7,160) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
57 km (36 mi) NNW of Vigia del Fuerte (Vigía del Fuerte, Antioquia) (pop: 4,640) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) SSW of Chigorodo (Antioquia) (pop: 48,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
90 km (56 mi) W of Dabeiba (Antioquia) (pop: 11,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
90 km (56 mi) SSW of Carepa (Antioquia) (pop: 20,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
103 km (64 mi) SSW of Apartado (Departamento de Antioquia) (pop: 86,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
430 km (267 mi) NW of Bogota (Bogotá D.C.) (pop: 7,674,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 23.8°C (75 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from SW
Estimated seismic energy released1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 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.
3.544 kmPanama-Colombia Border RegionRaspberryShake
3.933 km84 Km Al Suroeste De Chigorodo, ColombiaINETER


Seismic station: Santa Helena, Medellin, Colombia (HEL/CM network) | Distance from quake: 197 km / 122 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Santa Helena, Medellin, 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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