Terremoto moderato mag. 5.0 - Riosucio, Departamento del Choco, 50 km a sud ovest da Chigorodo, Colombia, venerdì, 2 apr 2021 17:44 (GMT -5) -

Terremoto moderato mag. 5.0 - Riosucio, Departamento del Choco, 50 km a sud ovest da Chigorodo, Colombia, venerdì,  2 apr 2021 17:44 (GMT -5)

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 5.0 at 60 km depth

2 Apr 22:52 UTC: Primo a segnalare: EMSC dopo 8 minuti.
2 Apr 22:53: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.6 a 5.2. Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 36 km (22 mi) al ESE.
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2 Apr 23:26: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.9 a 5.0. Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 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

Data & ora: 2 Apr 2021 22:44:04 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: venerdì, 2 apr 2021 17:44 (GMT -5)
Magnitudine: 5
Prof.: 60.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 7.4°N / 77.05°W (Riosucio, Departamento del Choco, Colombia)
Antipode: 7.4°S / 102.95°E
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km ESE da Riosucio (Chocó) (pop: 7,160) --> Vedi sismi vicini
50 km SO da Chigorodo (Antioquia) (pop: 48,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
59 km SO da Carepa (Antioquia) (pop: 20,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
70 km ONO da Mutata (Antioquia) (pop: 4,810) --> Vedi sismi vicini
71 km SO da Apartado (Departamento de Antioquia) (pop: 86,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
85 km SSO da Turbo (Departamento de Antioquia) (pop: 50,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
97 km ONO da Dabeiba (Antioquia) (pop: 11,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
195 km NNO da Quibdo (Chocó) (pop: 75,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
208 km NO da Medellín (Departamento de Antioquia) (pop: 2,000,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
452 km NO da Bogotá (Bogotá D.C.) (pop: 7,674,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 25.7°C (78 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NNE
Fonte dati primaria: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2 x 1012 joules (554 MWh, equivalent to 477 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.
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.
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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