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Mag. 2.3 quake - Caribbean Sea, 76 km northwest of Monteria, Cordoba, Colombia, on Saturday, Sep 23, 2023 05:55 am (GMT -5) -

Mag. 2.3 quake - Caribbean Sea, 76 km northwest of Monteria, Cordoba, Colombia, on Saturday, Sep 23, 2023 05:55 am (GMT -5) Mag. 2.3 quake - Caribbean Sea, 76 km northwest of Monteria, Cordoba, Colombia, on Saturday, Sep 23, 2023 05:55 am (GMT -5)

Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 58 km depth

23 Sep 17:04 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 6 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 23, 2023 10:55:42 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Sep 23, 2023 05:55 am (GMT -5)
Depth57.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude9.145°N / 76.442°W Caribbean Sea, Colombia
Antipode9.145°S / 103.558°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Nearby places

Distance Place Max. shaking intensity(*) Region Country
24 km (15 mi)
SE of epicenter
Puerto Escondido
(pop: 3,020)
Not felt
33 km (20 mi)
S of epicenter
(pop: 8,380)
Not felt
70 km (43 mi)
E of epicenter
(pop: 40,600)
Not felt
76 km (47 mi)
SE of epicenter
(pop: 272,400)
Not felt
Monteria, Cordoba
77 km (48 mi)
ESE of epicenter
(pop: 55,500)
Not felt
90 km (56 mi)
ESE of epicenter
San Carlos
(pop: 24,600)
Not felt
95 km (59 mi)
ESE of epicenter
Ciénaga de Oro
(pop: 17,600)
Not felt
568 km (353 mi)
SSE of epicenter
(pop: 7,674,400)
Not felt
Bogota D.C., Bogota
(*) Shaking intensity according to the Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale (MMI) and estimated using seismic models.

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Data for the same earthquake as reported by different agencies

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 Depth Time GMT Epicenter Agency
2.3 58 km (36 mi) 2023-09-23 10:55:42 Near North Coast of Colombia RaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)


Seismic station: Los Cordobas, Cordoba, Colombia (LCBC/CM network) | Distance from quake: 33 km / 21 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Los Cordobas, Cordoba, 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. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User-reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.3, 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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