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Latest quakes in or near El Rosal, Cundinamarca, Colombia - list, stats and map

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Mag. 1.0 earthquake 38 km west of Facatativa, Cundinamarca, Colombia -
Strongest since 2024Mag. 2.8 37 km northeast of Girardot City, Cundinamarca, Colombia - Feb 7, 2024 -
Updated: Mar 1, 2024 07:01 GMT -
Find all latest earthquakes in or near El Rosal, Cundinamarca, Colombia, in our list below, updated every minute! Events are often reported within minutes. If you just felt a quake in or near El Rosal, find out which quakes are happening right now!

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

Since 2024, El Rosal has had 22 quakes of magnitudes up to 2.8:

  • 5 quakes above magnitude 2
  • 17 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
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Showing all recent or significant quakes since 2024, magnitude 0 or higher, within up to 50 km (31 mi) distance (24 quakes):
Date and TimeMag
Depth
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Feb 25, 09:55 pm (Bogota)
Feb 26, 02:55 GMT

1.0

29 km
38 km west of Facatativa, Cundinamarca, Colombia More
Sunday, February 25, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 25, 03:14 am (GMT +0)
Feb 25, 03:14 GMT

2.4

219 km
Cundinamarca, 50 km north of Bogota, Bogota, Colombia More
Tuesday, February 20, 2024 GMT (2 quakes)
Feb 20, 09:13 pm (GMT +0)
Feb 20, 21:13 GMT

1.3

3 km
31 km west of Facatativa, Cundinamarca, Colombia More
Feb 20, 09:05 am (Bogota)
Feb 20, 14:05 GMT

1.2

49 km
29 km west of Facatativa, Cundinamarca, Colombia More
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 13, 11:42 pm (Bogota)
Feb 14, 04:42 GMT

2.0

5 km
24 km west of Facatativa, Cundinamarca, Colombia More
Wednesday, February 7, 2024 GMT (2 quakes)
Feb 7, 04:41 am (Bogota)
Feb 7, 09:41 GMT

2.8

24 km
37 km northeast of Girardot City, Cundinamarca, Colombia More
Feb 6, 07:21 pm (Bogota)
Feb 7, 00:21 GMT

0.9

21 km
31 km southwest of Facatativa, Cundinamarca, Colombia More
Tuesday, February 6, 2024 GMT (2 quakes)
Feb 5, 09:40 pm (Bogota)
Feb 6, 02:40 GMT

0.8

19 km
27 km west of Facatativa, Cundinamarca, Colombia More
Feb 5, 09:40 pm (Bogota)
Feb 6, 02:40 GMT

0.8

19 km
27 km west of Facatativa, Cundinamarca, Colombia More
Monday, February 5, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 5, 08:04 am (Bogota)
Feb 5, 13:04 GMT

1.2

5 km
32 km northwest of Zipaquira, Cundinamarca, Colombia More
Friday, February 2, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 2, 06:23 pm (Bogota)
Feb 2, 23:23 GMT

1.9

213 km
3.8 km south of Zipaquira, Cundinamarca, Colombia More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.8 x 109 joules (492 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.423 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: La Rusia, Boyaca, Colombia (RUS/CM network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station La Rusia, Boyaca, 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 259 quakes on average per year in or near El Rosal, Cundinamarca, Colombia:
  • Mag. 4 or higher: 0.15 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 6.7 years)
  • Mag. 3 or higher: 0.46 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 2.2 years)
  • Mag. 2 or higher: 5.1 quakes per year
  • Mag. 1 or higher: 23.5 quakes per year
El Rosal has relatively few earthquakes. However, El Rosal has had at least 8 quakes above magnitude 4 since 1970, which suggests that larger earthquakes of this size occur infrequently, probably on average approximately every 5 to 10 years.

Number of recent quakes in or near El Rosal, Cundinamarca, Colombia, by magnitude

30 days
3 years
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Number of quakes (12 in total as 100%)
7+
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no quakes Mag 7 or higher
6+
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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+
4 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (33.33%)
below M2
8 quakes
(66.67%)
Mag
 
Number of quakes (261 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+
-
no quakes Mag 4 or higher
3+
-
no quakes Mag 3 or higher
2+
39 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (14.94%)
below M2
222 quakes
(85.06%)
Total number<M2M2+M3+M4+M5+M6+M7+
Past 7 days2 quakes11-----
Past 30 days12 quakes54-----
Past 3 years261 quakes20239-----
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El Rosal Earthquake FAQ

How frequent are earthquakes in or near El Rosal, Cundinamarca, Colombia?

El Rosal has relatively few earthquakes. Based on data from the past 10 years and our earthquake archive back to 1900, there are about 259 quakes on average per year in or near El Rosal, Cundinamarca, Colombia. However, El Rosal has had at least 8 quakes above magnitude 4 since 1970, which suggests that larger earthquakes of this size occur infrequently, probably on average approximately every 5 to 10 years.

When was the latest earthquake in El Rosal?

The last earthquake in El Rosal occurred 4 days ago:

A light magnitude 1.0 earthquake hit 38 km (24 mi) away from Facatativa, Cundinamarca,  Colombia, in the evening of Sunday, Feb 25, 2024 at 9.55 pm local time (America/Bogota GMT -5). The quake had a very shallow depth of 29 km (18 mi) and was too small to be felt by people.

How many quakes were there in El Rosal since 2024?

Since 2024, El Rosal has had 5 quakes of magnitude 2.0 or above. There have been also 17 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

What was the strongest quake in El Rosal since 2024?

The strongest earthquake in El Rosal since 2024 occurred 3 weeks ago:

A light magnitude 2.8 earthquake hit 37 km (23 mi) away from Girardot City, Cundinamarca,  Colombia, in the early morning of Wednesday, Feb 7, 2024 at 4.41 am local time (America/Bogota GMT -5). The quake had a very shallow depth of 24 km (15 mi) and was not felt (or at least not reported so).

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Largest Quakes in or near El Rosal, Cundinamarca, Colombia

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