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Weak mag. 3.6 earthquake - 25 km south of Riosucio, Departamento del Choco, Colombia, on Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 8:50 pm (GMT -5) -

Weak mag. 3.6 earthquake - 25 km south of Riosucio, Departamento del Choco, Colombia, on Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 8:50 pm (GMT -5) Weak mag. 3.6 earthquake - 25 km south of Riosucio, Departamento del Choco, Colombia, on Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 8:50 pm (GMT -5)

Weak magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 37 km depth

2 Dec 02:00 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 10 minutes.
2 Dec 02:04: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 3.1.
2 Dec 02:08: Magnitude recalculated from 3.1 to 3.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 4.6 km (from 3.1 to 2.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.3 km (2.7 mi) towards NE.
2 Dec 04:40: Magnitude recalculated from 3.4 to 3.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 4.6 to 37.0 km (from 2.9 to 23 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 11 km (7 mi) towards ENE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 2, 2022 01:50:30 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 8:50 pm (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.6
Depth37.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude7.228°N / 77.047°W (Riosucio, Departamento del Choco, Colombia)
Antipode7.228°S / 102.953°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearby towns and cities25 km (16 mi) SSE of Riosucio (Chocó) (pop: 7,160) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) NW of Murindo (Antioquia) (pop: 2,370) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) SW of Chigorodo (Antioquia) (pop: 48,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
73 km (46 mi) SW of Carepa (Antioquia) (pop: 20,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
86 km (54 mi) SSW of Apartado (Departamento de Antioquia) (pop: 86,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
90 km (56 mi) WNW of Dabeiba (Antioquia) (pop: 11,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
102 km (64 mi) SSW of Turbo (Departamento de Antioquia) (pop: 50,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
439 km (273 mi) NW of Bogota (Bogotá D.C.) (pop: 7,674,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 22.3°C (72 F), humidity: 97%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from WSW
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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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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.637 kmPanama-Colombia Border RegionRaspberryShake

Seismograms

Seismic station: Los Cordobas, Cordoba, Colombia (LCBC/CM network) | Distance from quake: 196 km / 122 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Los Cordobas, Cordoba, Colombia: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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