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Latest quakes in the Caribbean Sea in the past 48 hours on Friday, January 27, 2023 - list, stats and map

Updated: Jan 27, 2023 11:20 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 48 hours:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 4
  • 29 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 52 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 16 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.

Latest quake: Mag. 3.1 | North Pacific Ocean, 78 km S of Usulutan, El Salvador -

Strongest quake: Mag. 4.3 | Caribbean Sea, 16 km E of San Ignacio de Tupile, Guna Yala, Panama -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in the Caribbean Sea (updated )

Past 24 hours41 quakes22 quakes M2+13 quakes M3+
Past 7 days499 quakes240 quakes M2+120 quakes M3+12 quakes M4+0 quakes M5+1 quake M6+
Past 30 days1,996 quakes1,091 quakes M2+430 quakes M3+51 quakes M4+2 quakes M5+1 quake M6+
Past 90 days4,867 quakes2,647 quakes M2+1,219 quakes M3+148 quakes M4+12 quakes M5+1 quake M6+
Past 365 days18,188 quakes9,559 quakes M2+4,718 quakes M3+645 quakes M4+39 quakes M5+4 quakes M6+

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Showing most recent quakes and quakes magnitude 2.3 or higher (68 out of 99 quakes, show more):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Friday, January 27, 2023 GMT (17 quakes)
Jan 27, 2023 4:26 am (GMT -6) (Jan 27, 2023 10:26 GMT)
3.1

32 km
North Pacific Ocean, 78 km south of Usulutan, El Salvador
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Jan 27, 2023 3:53 am (GMT -6) (Jan 27, 2023 09:53 GMT)
3.0

2 km
Departamento de Comayagua, 86 km north of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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Jan 27, 2023 4:54 am (GMT -4) (Jan 27, 2023 08:54 GMT)
3.0

22 km
Caribbean Sea, 127 km south of La Romana, Dominican Republic
I FELT IT
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Jan 27, 2023 4:31 am (GMT -4) (Jan 27, 2023 08:31 GMT)
3.2

27 km
Caribbean Sea, 21 km southwest of La Romana, Dominican Republic
I FELT IT
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Jan 27, 2023 12:49 am (GMT -6) (Jan 27, 2023 06:49 GMT)
2.1

9 km
26 km south of Jutiapa, Departamento de Jutiapa, Guatemala 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 27, 2023 12:20 am (GMT -5) (Jan 27, 2023 05:20 GMT)
3.0

5 km
North Atlantic Ocean, Bahamas, 71 km north of Port-de-Paix, Nord-Ouest, Haiti
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Jan 26, 2023 9:58 pm (GMT -6) (Jan 27, 2023 03:58 GMT)
2.5

10 km
North Pacific Ocean, 99 km southwest of Corinto, Chinandega, Nicaragua More
Jan 26, 2023 9:49 pm (GMT -6) (Jan 27, 2023 03:49 GMT)
3.4

10.6 km
14 km northeast of San Vito, Coto Brus, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica
I FELT IT
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Jan 26, 2023 11:27 pm (GMT -4) (Jan 27, 2023 03:27 GMT)
2.7

12 km
Guanica, 9.2 km southwest of Yauco, Puerto Rico More
Jan 26, 2023 11:25 pm (GMT -4) (Jan 27, 2023 03:25 GMT)
3.4

157 km
Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic, 90 km west of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
I FELT IT
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Jan 26, 2023 8:41 pm (GMT -6) (Jan 27, 2023 02:41 GMT)
3.3

3 km
4.2 km south of Jalapa, Departamento de Jalapa, Guatemala
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Jan 26, 2023 10:19 pm (GMT -4) (Jan 27, 2023 02:19 GMT)
3.4

98 km
Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic, 90 km west of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
I FELT IT
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Jan 26, 2023 10:15 pm (GMT -4) (Jan 27, 2023 02:15 GMT)
3.0

13 km
Cabo Rojo, 9.2 km south of Mayaguez, Mayagüez Barrio-Pueblo, Puerto Rico
I FELT IT
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Jan 26, 2023 9:20 pm (GMT -4) (Jan 27, 2023 01:20 GMT)
2.7

23 km
Caribbean Sea, 37 km southwest of Mayaguez, Mayagüez Barrio-Pueblo, Puerto Rico 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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Jan 26, 2023 6:13 pm (GMT -6) (Jan 27, 2023 00:13 GMT)
3.3

1 km
Departamento de Comayagua, 86 km north of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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Thursday, January 26, 2023 GMT (38 quakes)
Jan 26, 2023 6:52 pm (GMT -4) (Jan 26, 2023 22:52 GMT)
2.3

18 km
8.6 km east of Ponce, Segundo Barrio, Ponce, Puerto Rico More
Jan 26, 2023 3:32 pm (GMT -6) (Jan 26, 2023 21:32 GMT)
2.8

13 km
59 km southwest of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica More
Jan 26, 2023 5:25 pm (GMT -4) (Jan 26, 2023 21:25 GMT)
2.8

16 km
North Atlantic Ocean, 47 km northwest of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico More
Jan 26, 2023 5:25 pm (GMT -4) (Jan 26, 2023 21:25 GMT)
2.8

16 km
North Atlantic Ocean, 47 km northwest of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 5.3 x 1011 joules (148 megawatt hours, equivalent to 127 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

Latest seismic signals

Seismic station: Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia (SMAR/CM network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Santa Marta, Magdalena, 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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Caribbean Sea Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in the Caribbean Sea?

The last earthquake in the Caribbean Sea occurred 54 minutes ago: Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 78 km south of Usulutan, El Salvador, on Friday, Jan 27, 2023 at 4:26 am (GMT -6).

How many quakes were there in the Caribbean Sea in the past 48 hours?

In the past 48 hours, Caribbean Sea had 68 quakes up to magnitude 4.3.

What was the strongest quake in the Caribbean Sea in the past 48 hours?

The strongest earthquake in the Caribbean Sea in the past 48 hours occurred 1 day 14 hours ago: Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 16 km east of San Ignacio de Tupile, Guna Yala, Panama, on Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023 at 4:26 pm (GMT -5).

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