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Latest quakes in or near Ibagué, Tolima, Colombia - list, stats and map

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Mag. 0.5 earthquake 22 km west of Ibagué, Tolima, Colombia - 4 days ago
Strongest past 30 daysMag. 2.3 44 km south of Ibagué, Tolima, Colombia - Feb 20, 2024 - 9 days ago
Updated: Feb 29, 2024 22:44 GMT -
Find all latest earthquakes in or near Ibagué, Tolima, Colombia, in our list below, updated every minute! Events are often reported within minutes. If you just felt a quake in or near Ibagué, find out which quakes are happening right now!

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There were no significant confirmed earthquakes in or near Ibagué in the past 24 hours.

In the past 30 days, Ibagué has had 28 quakes of magnitudes up to 2.3:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 2
  • 27 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
Latest: Mag. 0.5 Earthquake 22 km W of Ibagué, Tolima, Colombia -
Strongest: Mag. 2.3 Earthquake 44 km S of Ibagué, Tolima, Colombia -
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Showing all recent or significant quakes in the past 30 days, magnitude 0 or higher, within up to 50 km (31 mi) distance (28 quakes):
Date and TimeMag
Depth
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Feb 26, 04:36 am (Bogota)
Feb 26, 09:36 GMT

0.5

3 km
22 km west of Ibagué, Tolima, Colombia More
Feb 26, 05:08 am (GMT +0)
Feb 26, 05:08 GMT

0.5

11 km
3.4 km southeast of Armenia, Quindio Department, Colombia More
Sunday, February 25, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 25, 03:53 pm (Bogota)
Feb 25, 20:53 GMT

1.7

13 km
3.7 km south of Armenia, Quindio Department, Colombia More
Wednesday, February 21, 2024 GMT (2 quakes)
Feb 21, 06:48 am (Bogota)
Feb 21, 11:48 GMT

0.6

10 km
3.4 km east of Armenia, Quindio Department, Colombia More
Feb 21, 12:36 am (Bogota)
Feb 21, 05:36 GMT

0.5

10 km
4.5 km southeast of Armenia, Quindio Department, Colombia More
Tuesday, February 20, 2024 GMT (2 quakes)
Feb 20, 04:37 pm (Bogota)
Feb 20, 21:37 GMT

1.3

5 km
9 km south of Armenia, Quindio Department, Colombia More
Feb 20, 03:03 pm (Bogota)
Feb 20, 20:03 GMT

2.3

16 km
44 km south of Ibagué, Tolima, Colombia More
Tuesday, February 13, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 13, 11:02 am (Bogota)
Feb 13, 16:02 GMT

1.3

48 km
40 km northeast of Ibagué, Tolima, Colombia More
Sunday, February 11, 2024 GMT (2 quakes)
Feb 11, 08:18 am (Bogota)
Feb 11, 13:18 GMT

1.5

13 km
11 km southeast of Armenia, Quindio Department, Colombia More
Feb 11, 03:04 am (Bogota)
Feb 11, 08:04 GMT

1.2

17 km
33 km west of Ibagué, Tolima, Colombia More
Saturday, February 10, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 10, 05:40 pm (Bogota)
Feb 10, 22:40 GMT

0.9

17 km
33 km west of Ibagué, Tolima, Colombia More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3 x 108 joules (82.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy

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Latest seismic signals

Seismic station: Santa Helena, Medellin, Colombia (HEL/CM network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Santa Helena, Medellin, Colombia: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
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Earthquake statistics

Number of quakes per year

Note:
The apparent increase in the number of quakes since around 2010 is not because seismic activity has increased, but mostly due to three factors:
1) We only started to systematically collect seismic data for smaller quakes worldwide since 2010.
2) The number of seismic networks around the world and their sensitivity to detect smaller quakes has increased drastically in recent years.
3) Data availability through the internet has increased significantly as well. Many national agencies only started reporting earthquakes publicly in the past 10 years or so.

Average number of earthquakes

Based on data from the past 10 years and our earthquake archive back to 1900, there are about 827 quakes on average per year in or near Ibagué, Tolima, Colombia:
  • Mag. 6 or higher: 0.04 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 25 years)
  • Mag. 5 or higher: 0.1 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 10 years)
  • Mag. 4 or higher: 0.59 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 1.7 years)
  • Mag. 3 or higher: 3.7 quakes per year
  • Mag. 2 or higher: 12.8 quakes per year
  • Mag. 1 or higher: 64 quakes per year
Ibagué has a moderate level of seismic activity. However, Ibagué has had at least 2 quakes above magnitude 6 since 1970, which suggests that larger earthquakes of this size occur infrequently, probably on average approximately every 25 to 30 years.

Number of recent quakes in or near Ibagué, Tolima, Colombia, by magnitude

30 days
3 years
10 years
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Mag
 
Number of quakes (28 in total as 100%)
7+
-
no quakes Mag 7 or higher
6+
-
no quakes Mag 6 or higher
5+
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no quakes Mag 5 or higher
4+
-
no quakes Mag 4 or higher
3+
-
no quakes Mag 3 or higher
2+
1 quake
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (3.57%)
below M2
27 quakes
(96.43%)
Mag
 
Number of quakes (788 in total as 100%)
7+
-
no quakes Mag 7 or higher
6+
-
no quakes Mag 6 or higher
5+
-
no quakes Mag 5 or higher
4+
2 quakes
betw. Mag 4 - 5 (0.25%)
3+
19 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (2.41%)
2+
69 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (8.76%)
below M2
698 quakes
(88.58%)
Mag
 
Number of quakes (829 in total as 100%)
7+
-
no quakes Mag 7 or higher
6+
-
no quakes Mag 6 or higher
5+
-
no quakes Mag 5 or higher
4+
5 quakes
betw. Mag 4 - 5 (0.6%)
3+
31 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (3.74%)
2+
94 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (11.34%)
below M2
699 quakes
(84.32%)
Total number<M2M2+M3+M4+M5+M6+M7+
Past 7 days3 quakes1------
Past 30 days28 quakes151-----
Past 3 years788 quakes51769192---
Past 10 years829 quakes51894315---
Magnitude 0.0+, within up to 50 km (31 mi) distance, updated

Number of earthquakes over time

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2024 so far
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Number of earthquakes over time: 2023
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Ibagué Earthquake FAQ

How frequent are earthquakes in or near Ibagué, Tolima, Colombia?

Ibagué has a moderate level of seismic activity. Based on data from the past 10 years and our earthquake archive back to 1900, there are about 827 quakes on average per year in or near Ibagué, Tolima, Colombia. However, Ibagué has had at least 2 quakes above magnitude 6 since 1970, which suggests that larger earthquakes of this size occur infrequently, probably on average approximately every 25 to 30 years.

When was the latest earthquake in Ibagué?

The last earthquake in Ibagué occurred 4 days ago:

A light magnitude 0.5 earthquake hit 22 km (14 mi) away from Ibagué, Tolima,  Colombia, in the early morning of Monday, Feb 26, 2024 at 4.36 am local time (America/Bogota GMT -5). The quake had a very shallow depth of 3 km (1.9 mi) and was too small to be felt by people.

How many quakes were there in Ibagué in the past 30 days?

In the past 30 days, Ibagué has had 1 quake of magnitude 2.3. There have been also 27 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

What was the strongest quake in Ibagué in the past 30 days?

The strongest earthquake in Ibagué in the past 30 days occurred 9 days ago:

A light magnitude 2.3 earthquake hit 44 km (27 mi) away from Ibagué, Tolima,  Colombia, in the early afternoon of Tuesday, Feb 20, 2024 at 3.03 pm local time (America/Bogota GMT -5). The quake had a very shallow depth of 16 km (10 mi) and was not felt (or at least not reported so).

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