Terremoto moderado mag. 5.0 - Riosucio, Departamento del Choco, 50 km SW of Chigorodo, Antioquia, Colombia, viernes, 2 abr 2021 17:44 (GMT -5) -

Terremoto moderado mag. 5.0 - Riosucio, Departamento del Choco, 50 km SW of Chigorodo, Antioquia, Colombia, viernes,  2 abr 2021 17:44 (GMT -5)

Terremoto moderado magnitud 5.0 at 60 km depth

2 Apr 22:52 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 8 minutos.
2 Apr 22:53: Magnitud recalculada de 5.6 a 5.2. Ubicación del epicentro corregida 36 km (22 mi) al ESE.
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2 Apr 23:26: Magnitud recalculada de 4.9 a 5.0. Ubicación del epicentro corregida 9.1 km (5.7 mi) al WNW.
Update Fri, 2 Apr 2021, 22:57
Magnitude 5.1 earthquake strikes near Chigorodo, Chigorodó, Antioquia, Colombia
5.1 quake 2 Apr 5:44 pm (GMT -5)
5.1 quake 2 Apr 5:44 pm (GMT -5)
A moderately shallow magnitude 5.1 earthquake was reported in the afternoon near Chigorodo, Chigorodó, Antioquia, Colombia.
According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the quake hit on Friday 2 April 2021 at 5:44 pm local time at a moderately shallow depth of 64 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), which listed it as a magnitude 5.2 earthquake.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Riosucio (pop. 7,200) located 20 km from the epicenter, Chigorodo (pop. 48,400) 40 km away, Carepa (pop. 20,600) 49 km away, Apartado (pop. 86,400) 62 km away, Turbo (pop. 50,500) 78 km away, and Dabeiba (pop. 11,500) 88 km away.
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Earthquake data

Fecha & hora: 2 Apr 2021 22:44:04 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: viernes, 2 abr 2021 17:44 (GMT -5)
Magnitud: 5
Prof.: 60.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 7.4°N / 77.05°W (Riosucio, Departamento del Choco, Colombia)
Antipode: 7.4°S / 102.95°E
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km al ESE de Riosucio (Chocó) (pop: 7,160) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
50 km al SO de Chigorodo (Antioquia) (pop: 48,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
59 km al SO de Carepa (Antioquia) (pop: 20,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
70 km al ONO de Mutata (Antioquia) (pop: 4,810) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
71 km al SO de Apartadó (Departamento de Antioquia) (pop: 86,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
85 km al SSO de Turbo (Departamento de Antioquia) (pop: 50,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
97 km al ONO de Dabeiba (Antioquia) (pop: 11,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
195 km al NNO de Quibdó (Chocó) (pop: 75,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
208 km al NO de Medellín (Departamento de Antioquia) (pop: 2,000,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
452 km al NO de Bogotá (Bogotá D.C.) (pop: 7,674,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 25.7°C (78 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NNE
Fuente primaria de datos: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Energía liberada estimada: 2 x 1012 joules (554 MWh, equivalente a 477 toneladas de 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.
RevistaProf.UbicaciónFuente
5.060 kmNORTHERN COLOMBIAEMSC
5.126 kmNorthern ColombiaGFZ
5.615 km154 Km Al Sureste De La Palma, Panamá, ColombiaINETER
5.045 km25 Km ENE of Riosucio, ColombiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (8)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Envigado, Antioquia (213.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Medellin (208.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
New Westminster, Metro Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia (6301.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Apartado, Antioquia (71.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Belize / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating
Belize / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating
Medellín / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Guarne, Antioquia, Colombia / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short
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