Colombia multi-source realtime earthquakes list – Lista sismos Colombia

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The list below shows the most recent Colombia earthquakes.
La siguiente lista muestra los sismos de Colombia más reciente.
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Si no hay sismos listados significa que NO han habido sismos detectados por USGS, EMSC y/o GEOFON.

Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Colombia time = UTC -5

SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
USGS Piedecuesta, Colombia Mar 24 20:52 4.4 150 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Northern Colombia Mar 24 20:52 4.4 156 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Aratoca, Colombia Mar 22 22:27 4.9 157 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Northern Colombia Mar 22 22:27 4.7 157 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Northern Colombia Mar 22 22:27 4.9 152 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Northern Colombia Mar 16 13:48 4.5 27 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Northern Colombia Mar 14 08:05 4.5 158 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Aratoca, Colombia Mar 14 08:05 4.5 158 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Northern Colombia Mar 10 20:55 6.2 145 MAP I Felt It
  • Bogotá - Moderate shaking, no damage to property
  • Bogota - I was scare, was strong
  • Bogota - building shook for about 10-15 seconds it seems
  • Bogota - no damage, but was inside a very solidly built building...given the nature of the building, the shaking was very noticeable.
  • Medellín - No damage
  • Cartagena, Bolivar - No damages.
  • Barranquilla - Moderate shaking - no property damage
  • Barranquilla - I was on the fifth floor of a building on Calle 74 in Barranquilla. Shaking was noticeable and lasted maybe 15 seconds. Not severe here.
  • Valledupar - Sismo intensidad 1 o 2
  • Guarne - No damage, but enough shaking that we had to leave the house until it was over. it lasted about 45 seconds to a minute.
  • Bogota - Hairline cracks on walls. Shacking rattled objects and doors. On higher buildings, objects fell of shelves.
  • Barranquilla - The tremor was very light, not many persons felt it but in many places of colombia people report that the shaking was very hard
  • Medellin - Barely felt it but duration moved us to evacuate the building.
  • Bogota - No damage, building swayed.
  • Bogota - Fortunately buildings stood up and no lifes were lost
  • Neiva - I live on an 8th floor and I was watching TV at the moment of the earthquake. Me and my wife felt the shake for about 1 minute.
  • Bogotá - No daños hasta el momento muchos edificios evacuados, un buen susto!
  • Aguachica (Cesar) - So far I have not noticed any damage to property but people in general felt the shaking for about one minute.
  • Bogota - Prolonged period of shaking...no damage. Neighbors reported items falling from walls and shelves
  • Bogota - no damages in Bogota reported so far
  • San Cristóbal - Fuerte temblor, los vidrios del centro comercial vibraban mucho, horrible, todos estaban corriendo y gritando.
  • Bogota - Ceilingplates fell down in the departure hall
  • Medellin - Experience moderate shaking , hairline cracks seen in property
  • Monteria, Cordoba - No damage. Shaking was like in a slowly rocking boat in a light sea. Time about 15 seconds.
  • EMSC Northern Colombia Mar 10 20:55 6.2 178 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Aratoca, Colombia Mar 10 20:55 6.2 157 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Funes, Colombia Feb 27 19:00 4.0 113 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Colombia Feb 27 19:00 4.0 113 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Northern Colombia Feb 24 04:29 4.7 155 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Andres, Colombia Feb 24 04:29 4.4 164 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Colombia Feb 24 04:29 4.5 147 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Cajibio, Colombia Feb 22 12:56 5.6 151 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Colombia Feb 22 12:56 5.5 140 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Colombia Feb 22 12:56 5.5 139 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Toro, Colombia Feb 21 22:26 5.2 96 MAP I Felt It
  • Tebida - no damage,,but I was setting on the sopha,,and I felt a moderate to strong double jolt lasting two seconds
  • EMSC Colombia Feb 21 22:26 5.1 80 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Colombia Feb 21 22:26 5.1 95 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Colombia Feb 13 04:45 4.6 147 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Northern Colombia Feb 13 04:45 4.7 153 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Colombia-ecuador Border Region Jan 24 20:39 4.5 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Ibarra, Ecuador - We were at a large gathering in e the Luis Leoro Franco Coliseum and there was weak shaking of the ground for several seconds
  • GEOFON Colombia-ecuador Border Region Jan 24 20:39 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-colombia Border Region Jan 10 06:17 4.4 19 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Acandi, Colombia Jan 10 06:17 4.4 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ventaquemada, Colombia Dec 14 01:49 4.7 153 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Colombia Dec 14 01:49 4.6 151 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Colombia Dec 14 01:49 4.7 151 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Acandi, Colombia Nov 28 04:36 5.1 51 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Panama-colombia Border Region Nov 28 04:36 5.1 48 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Panama - Nothing was damaged, just felt light earthquake.
  • GEOFON Panama-colombia Border Region Nov 28 04:36 4.9 44 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Northern Colombia Nov 25 20:20 5.3 153 MAP I Felt It
  • Bogota - two moves very short each one
  • Bogota - El apartamento un piso sexto tiene leves fracturas y cada vez veo más. Qué esta pasando?? Por qué hay tantod terremotos??
  • EMSC Northern Colombia Nov 25 20:20 5.2 148 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Andres, Colombia Nov 25 20:20 5.3 159 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Aratoca, Colombia Nov 20 05:40 4.7 163 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Colombia Nov 20 05:40 4.7 161 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Jose Del Palmar, Colombia Oct 31 21:24 4.6 114 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Colombia Oct 31 21:24 4.6 111 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Colombia Oct 31 21:24 5.2 103 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Colombia-ecuador Border Region Oct 29 14:52 4.7 84 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Colombia-ecuador Border Region Oct 29 14:52 4.6 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Colombia-ecuador Border Region Oct 21 17:23 4.6 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Colombia-ecuador Border Region Oct 20 22:24 4.4 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Colombia-ecuador Border Region Oct 20 20:28 4.5 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Colombia-ecuador Border Region Oct 20 19:33 5.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Ipiales - In the Ecuador consulate getting a new visa and the building swayed considerably on the 2nd floor
  • EMSC Colombia-ecuador Border Region Oct 20 19:33 5.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS La Virginia, Colombia Oct 19 02:20 4.5 127 MAP I Felt It

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET


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    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
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    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
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    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
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    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
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    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
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    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
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    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
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    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
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    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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