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Latest quakes in or near Colombia in the past 48 hours on Friday, January 27, 2023 - list, stats and map

Updated: Jan 27, 2023 11:02 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 48 hours:

  • 4 quakes above magnitude 4
  • 8 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 37 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 112 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.6 | 45 km E of Quibdo, Departamento del Choco, Colombia -

Strongest quake: Mag. 4.6 | 27 km NW of Guayaquil, Provincia del Guayas, Ecuador -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Colombia (updated )

Past 24 hours68 quakes16 quakes M2+2 quakes M3+1 quake M4+
Past 7 days542 quakes122 quakes M2+24 quakes M3+8 quakes M4+1 quake M5+
Past 30 days2,303 quakes478 quakes M2+84 quakes M3+26 quakes M4+1 quake M5+
Past 90 days6,491 quakes1,462 quakes M2+260 quakes M3+90 quakes M4+10 quakes M5+
Past 365 days19,805 quakes5,462 quakes M2+1,027 quakes M3+314 quakes M4+26 quakes M5+4 quakes M6+

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Showing quakes magnitude 2 or higher (49 out of 161 quakes, show more):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Friday, January 27, 2023 GMT (6 quakes)
Jan 27, 2023 2:49 am (GMT -5) (Jan 27, 2023 07:49 GMT)
2.6

46 km
45 km east of Quibdo, Departamento del Choco, Colombia More
Jan 27, 2023 2:10 am (GMT -5) (Jan 27, 2023 07:10 GMT)
2.0

134 km
20 km south of Piedecuesta, Santander, Colombia More
Jan 27, 2023 1:16 am (GMT -5) (Jan 27, 2023 06:16 GMT)
2.1

35 km
8.2 km south of El Bagre, Antioquia, Colombia More
Jan 26, 2023 11:34 pm (GMT -5) (Jan 27, 2023 04:34 GMT)
4.5

103 km
Departamento del Choco, 44 km northwest of Cartago, Colombia
I FELT IT - 42 reports
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Jan 26, 2023 10:12 pm (GMT -5) (Jan 27, 2023 03:12 GMT)
2.1

129 km
23 km north of San Gil, Santander, Colombia More
Jan 26, 2023 7:49 pm (GMT -5) (Jan 27, 2023 00:49 GMT)
3.6

7 km
9.8 km southeast of Changuinola, Provincia de Bocas del Toro, Panama
I FELT IT
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Thursday, January 26, 2023 GMT (33 quakes)
Jan 26, 2023 6:32 pm (GMT -5) (Jan 26, 2023 23:32 GMT)
2.0

82 km
18 km southeast of El Copey, Departamento del Cesar, Colombia More
Jan 26, 2023 6:32 pm (GMT -5) (Jan 26, 2023 23:32 GMT)
2.0

82 km
18 km southeast of El Copey, Departamento del Cesar, Colombia More
Jan 26, 2023 6:32 pm (GMT -5) (Jan 26, 2023 23:32 GMT)
2.0

82 km
18 km southeast of El Copey, Departamento del Cesar, Colombia More
Jan 26, 2023 5:21 pm (GMT -5) (Jan 26, 2023 22:21 GMT)
3.3

22 km
43 km south of Sogamoso, Boyaca, Colombia
I FELT IT
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Jan 26, 2023 3:30 pm (GMT -5) (Jan 26, 2023 20:30 GMT)
2.1

26 km
Provincia del Darién, 30 km south of Union Choco, Panama More
Jan 26, 2023 1:39 pm (GMT -5) (Jan 26, 2023 18:39 GMT)
2.8
North Pacific Ocean, Panama
I FELT IT
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Jan 26, 2023 12:53 pm (GMT -5) (Jan 26, 2023 17:53 GMT)
2.2

140 km
23 km north of San Gil, Santander, Colombia More
Jan 26, 2023 12:39 pm (GMT -5) (Jan 26, 2023 17:39 GMT)
2.1

18 km
39 km south of Sogamoso, Boyaca, Colombia More
Jan 26, 2023 10:50 am (GMT -5) (Jan 26, 2023 15:50 GMT)
2.3

138 km
20 km north of San Gil, Santander, Colombia More
Jan 26, 2023 9:47 am (GMT -5) (Jan 26, 2023 14:47 GMT)
2.1

79 km
29 km northwest of Morales, Departamento de Bolivar, Colombia More
Jan 26, 2023 9:47 am (GMT -5) (Jan 26, 2023 14:47 GMT)
2.1

79 km
29 km northwest of Morales, Departamento de Bolivar, Colombia More
Jan 26, 2023 6:18 am (GMT -5) (Jan 26, 2023 11:18 GMT)
2.3

140 km
38 km south of Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia More
Jan 26, 2023 6:06 am (GMT -5) (Jan 26, 2023 11:06 GMT)
2.0

21 km
33 km south of Quibdo, Departamento del Choco, Colombia More
Jan 26, 2023 5:46 am (GMT -5) (Jan 26, 2023 10:46 GMT)
3.3

143 km
40 km south of Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia
I FELT IT
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Jan 26, 2023 5:15 am (GMT -5) (Jan 26, 2023 10:15 GMT)
2.1

24 km
13 km south of Dabeiba, Antioquia, Colombia More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.2 x 1012 joules (336 megawatt hours, equivalent to 289 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

Latest seismic signals

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)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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Colombia Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Colombia?

The last earthquake in Colombia occurred 3 hours ago: Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 45 km east of Quibdo, Departamento del Choco, Colombia, on Friday, Jan 27, 2023 at 2:49 am (GMT -5).

How many quakes were there in Colombia in the past 48 hours?

In the past 48 hours, Colombia had 49 quakes up to magnitude 4.6.

What was the strongest quake in Colombia in the past 48 hours?

The strongest earthquake in Colombia in the past 48 hours occurred 1 day 8 hours ago: Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 27 km northwest of Guayaquil, Provincia del Guayas, Ecuador, on Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023 at 10:16 pm (GMT -5).

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