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Mag. 1.8 quake - 24 km northeast of Turbo, Antioquia, Colombia, on Monday, Nov 6, 2023, at 02:15 pm (Bogota time) -

A light magnitude 1.8 earthquake hit 24 km (15 mi) away from Turbo, Antioquia,  Colombia, in the early afternoon of Monday, Nov 6, 2023 at 2.15 pm local time (America/Bogota GMT -5). The quake had a very shallow depth of 0.2 km (0.1 mi) and was too small to be felt by people.

Mag. 1.8 quake - 24 km northeast of Turbo, Antioquia, Colombia, on Monday, Nov 6, 2023, at 02:15 pm (Bogota time) Mag. 1.8 quake - 24 km northeast of Turbo, Antioquia, Colombia, on Monday, Nov 6, 2023, at 02:15 pm (Bogota time)

Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 0 km depth

6 Nov 22:36 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 3 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 6, 2023 19:15:22 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Nov 6, 2023, at 02:15 pm (America/Bogota GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed (manually revised)
Magnitude1.8
Depth0.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude8.292°N / 76.634°W Necocli, Antioquia, Colombia
Also near: Panama 68 km (42 mi) away
Seismic antipode8.292°S / 103.366°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Estimated seismic energy released3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Nearby places

The closest larger town near the epicenter is Necocli, a town with 11,000 inhabitants in Colombia, in 23 km (14 mi) distance to the northwest, but it is unlikely that the quake was felt there.
Distance Place Max. shaking intensity(*) Region Country
23 km (14 mi)
NW of epicenter
Necocli
(pop: 10,800)
I: Not felt
Necocli, Antioquia
24 km (15 mi)
SW of epicenter
Turbo
(pop: 50,500)
I: Not felt
Antioquia
28 km (18 mi)
E of epicenter
San Pedro de Uraba
(pop: 11,100)
I: Not felt
Antioquia
46 km (28 mi)
S of epicenter
Apartado
(pop: 86,400)
: Not felt
Apartado, Antioquia
53 km (33 mi)
N of epicenter
San Juan de Uraba
(pop: 10,800)
: Not felt
San Juan de Uraba, Antioquia
53 km (33 mi)
E of epicenter
Valencia
(pop: 10,700)
: Not felt
Cordoba
57 km (36 mi)
SW of epicenter
Unguia
(pop: 4,180)
: Not felt
Unguia, Choco
59 km (37 mi)
S of epicenter
Carepa
(pop: 20,600)
: Not felt
Antioquia
64 km (40 mi)
NE of epicenter
Canalete
(pop: 2,620)
: Not felt
Cordoba
65 km (40 mi)
E of epicenter
Tierralta
(pop: 26,200)
: Not felt
Cordoba
66 km (41 mi)
N of epicenter
Arboletes
(pop: 8,380)
: Not felt
Antioquia
70 km (43 mi)
S of epicenter
Chigorodo
(pop: 48,400)
: Not felt
Chigorodo, Antioquia
87 km (54 mi)
NW of epicenter
Capurgana
(pop: 1,790)
: Not felt
Acandi, Choco
90 km (56 mi)
NE of epicenter
Puerto Escondido
(pop: 3,020)
: Not felt
Cordoba
97 km (60 mi)
NE of epicenter
Monteria
(pop: 272,400)
: Not felt
Monteria, Cordoba
108 km (67 mi)
SW of epicenter
Riosucio
(pop: 7,160)
: Not felt
Choco
109 km (68 mi)
NE of epicenter
Buenavista
(pop: 5,060)
: Not felt
Municipio de Lorica, Cordoba
114 km (71 mi)
NE of epicenter
Cereté
(pop: 55,500)
: Not felt
Cordoba
116 km (72 mi)
E of epicenter
Planeta Rica
(pop: 37,300)
: Not felt
Cordoba
117 km (73 mi)
NE of epicenter
San Carlos
(pop: 24,600)
: Not felt
Cordoba
119 km (74 mi)
S of epicenter
Mutata
(pop: 12,600)
: Not felt
Mutata, Antioquia
129 km (80 mi)
NE of epicenter
Ciénaga de Oro
(pop: 17,600)
: Not felt
Cordoba
138 km (86 mi)
E of epicenter
Montelibano
(pop: 85,000)
: Not felt
Montelibano, Cordoba
138 km (86 mi)
NE of epicenter
Lorica
(pop: 40,600)
: Not felt
Cordoba
140 km (87 mi)
NE of epicenter
San Bernardo del Viento
(pop: 8,970)
: Not felt
Cordoba
145 km (90 mi)
NE of epicenter
Purisima de la Concepcion
(pop: 7,040)
: Not felt
Purisima, Cordoba
146 km (91 mi)
NE of epicenter
Chima
(pop: 13,500)
: Not felt
Municipio de Chima, Cordoba
149 km (93 mi)
S of epicenter
Dabeiba
(pop: 11,500)
: Not felt
Antioquia
150 km (93 mi)
NE of epicenter
Sahagun
(pop: 59,200)
: Not felt
Municipio de Sahagun, Cordoba
154 km (96 mi)
NE of epicenter
San Antero
(pop: 11,600)
: Not felt
Cordoba
157 km (98 mi)
SE of epicenter
Ituango
(pop: 10,800)
: Not felt
Antioquia
162 km (101 mi)
SE of epicenter
Caceres
(pop: 4,990)
: Not felt
Caceres, Antioquia
163 km (101 mi)
NE of epicenter
Chinu
(pop: 19,600)
: Not felt
Municipio de Chinu, Cordoba
170 km (105 mi)
NE of epicenter
Sampués
(pop: 21,200)
: Not felt
Sucre
176 km (110 mi)
NE of epicenter
Cincelejo
(pop: 261,200)
: Not felt
Sincelejo, Sucre
179 km (111 mi)
NE of epicenter
Santiago de Tolu
(pop: 27,400)
: Not felt
Santiago de Tolu, Sucre
186 km (116 mi)
NE of epicenter
Corozal
(pop: 39,800)
: Not felt
Sucre
200 km (124 mi)
SE of epicenter
Yarumal
(pop: 22,400)
: Not felt
Antioquia
256 km (159 mi)
SE of epicenter
Medellin
(pop: 2,000,000)
: Not felt
Medellin, Antioquia
497 km (309 mi)
SE of epicenter
Bogota
(pop: 7,674,400)
: Not felt
Bogota D.C., Bogota
Notes:
(*) Shaking intensity according to the Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale (MMI) and estimated using seismic models.

User-reports for this quake

There are no user reports for this quake yet.
At magnitude 1.8, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

Compare Quake Data

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
2023-11-6
Epicenter Agency
1.8 0.2 km
0.1 mi
19:15:22 Near North Coast of Colombia RaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)

Seismograms

Seismic station: Los Cordobas, Cordoba, Colombia (LCBC/CM network) | Distance from quake: 69 km / 43 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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Earthquake statistics

Average number of earthquakes

Based on data from the past 10 years and our earthquake archive back to 1900, there are about 548 quakes on average per year in the area near the epicenter of this quake (within 100 km/61 mi):
  • Mag. 5 or higher: 0.21 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 4.8 years)
  • Mag. 4 or higher: 3.3 quakes per year
  • Mag. 3 or higher: 9.5 quakes per year
  • Mag. 2 or higher: 30.1 quakes per year
  • Mag. 1 or higher: 53 quakes per year
The area where this quake occurred has a high level of seismic activity. It has had at least 12 quakes above magnitude 5 since 1970, which suggests that larger earthquakes of this size occur infrequently, probably on average approximately every 1 to 5 years.

Number of quakes per year

Previous quakes in the same area of this earthquake

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