Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - 37 km south of Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 6:27 am (GMT -5) -

Updated: Tue, Aug 9, 2022 01:09 GMT -
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Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - 37 km south of Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 6:27 am (GMT -5) Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - 37 km south of Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 6:27 am (GMT -5)

Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 147 km depth

6 Aug 11:32 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 4 minutes.
6 Aug 11:36: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 169.4 to 149.4 km (from 105 to 93 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 9.9 km (6.1 mi) towards W.
6 Aug 11:40: Magnitude recalculated from 3.3 to 3.7.
6 Aug 13:16: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 3.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 149.4 to 146.5 km (from 93 to 91 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.8 km (3.6 mi) towards W.
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Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 6, 2022 11:27:56 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 6:27 am (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.6
Depth146.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude6.803°N / 73.187°W (Zapatoca, Santander, Colombia)
Antipode6.803°S / 106.813°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearest volcanoSan Diego (232 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities9 km (6 mi) E of Zapatoca (pop: 6,050) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) SW of Piedecuesta (pop: 86,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) NNW of San Gil (pop: 33,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (18 mi) S of Giron (pop: 108,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (19 mi) SSW of Floridablanca (pop: 252,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) S of Bucaramanga (pop: 571,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) NNE of Socorro (pop: 17,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
263 km (164 mi) NNE of Bogota (Bogotá D.C.) (pop: 7,674,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 16.8°C (62 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from SSE
Estimated seismic energy released1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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3.6147 kmNorthern ColombiaRaspberryShake

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