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Minor mag. 1.5 earthquake - 49 km southeast of Quibdo, Departamento del Choco, Colombia, on Monday, Oct 3, 2022 at 8:01 am (GMT -5) -

Minor mag. 1.5 earthquake - 49 km southeast of Quibdo, Departamento del Choco, Colombia, on Monday, Oct 3, 2022 at 8:01 am (GMT -5) Minor mag. 1.5 earthquake - 49 km southeast of Quibdo, Departamento del Choco, Colombia, on Monday, Oct 3, 2022 at 8:01 am (GMT -5)

Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 41 km depth

3 Oct 17:40 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 5 hours.
3 Oct 17:44: Magnitude recalculated from 1.4 to 1.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 40.8 to 41.3 km (from 25 to 26 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 12 km (7.4 mi) towards ENE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 3, 2022 13:01:15 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Oct 3, 2022 at 8:01 am (GMT -5)
Depth41.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude5.3°N / 76.463°W (Tado, Departamento del Choco, Colombia)
Antipode5.3°S / 103.537°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearest volcanoRomeral (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities12 km (7 mi) ENE of Tado (Tadó, Chocó) (pop: 10,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) SSW of Bagado (Chocó) (pop: 4,560) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) ESE of Cértegui (Chocó) (pop: 2,850) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
49 km (30 mi) SSE of Quibdo (Chocó) (pop: 75,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
78 km (49 mi) NW of La Virginia (Risaralda) (pop: 33,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
87 km (54 mi) NW of Cartago (Valle del Cauca) (pop: 134,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
101 km (63 mi) WNW of Pereira (Risaralda) (pop: 440,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
275 km (171 mi) WNW of Bogota (Bogotá D.C.) (pop: 7,674,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.1 x 107 joules (3.12 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.
1.541 kmColombiaRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Santa Helena, Medellin, Colombia (HEL/CM network) | Distance from quake: 143 km / 89 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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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 1.5, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
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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