Latest earthquakes near Colombia today

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List of latest earthquakes near Colombia.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Mar 2, 2024 12:06PM
(Bogota)
M 3.7 170 km WSW
from Montería
Feb 28, 2024 02:05AM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 8 km WNW
from Bello
Feb 27, 2024 05:41PM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 126 km W
from Medellín
Feb 23, 2024 12:16AM
(Bogota)
M 3.0 293 km SW
from Puerto Asís
Feb 22, 2024 07:47PM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 123 km N
from Medellín
Feb 22, 2024 05:10PM
(Bogota)
M 3.9 229 km WSW
from Pasto
Feb 21, 2024 11:05PM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 48 km S
from Bucaramanga
Feb 20, 2024 10:40PM
(Bogota)
M 4.2 260 km NNE
from Arauca
Feb 20, 2024 06:23PM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 36 km SSE
from Bucaramanga
Feb 19, 2024 08:38PM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 48 km S
from Bucaramanga
Feb 18, 2024 12:42PM
(Bogota)
M 4.0 133 km WSW
from Montería
Feb 15, 2024 01:27PM
(Bogota)
M 4.7 187 km WNW
from Medellín
Feb 15, 2024 01:45AM
(Bogota)
M 4.8 290 km SSW
from Puerto Asís
Feb 9, 2024 09:49AM
(Bogota)
M 3.7 277 km SSW
from Pasto
Feb 7, 2024 09:36PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 185 km W
from Pasto
Feb 4, 2024 09:17PM
(Bogota)
M 2.8 295 km WNW
from Medellín
Feb 4, 2024 08:04AM
(Bogota)
M 4.1 28 km SSE
from Bucaramanga
Jan 30, 2024 05:38PM
(Bogota)
M 2.9 151 km SW
from Pasto
Jan 28, 2024 04:38AM
(Bogota)
M 6.5 475 km SSW
from Leticia
Jan 28, 2024 03:17AM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 223 km W
from Medellín
Jan 28, 2024 01:10AM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 246 km WSW
from Medellín
Jan 25, 2024 04:41AM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 283 km NE
from Cúcuta
Jan 22, 2024 02:05PM
(Bogota)
M 4.7 30 km S
from Bucaramanga
Jan 21, 2024 12:19PM
(Bogota)
M 5.2 8 km E
from Bucaramanga
Jan 21, 2024 12:19PM
(Bogota)
M 5.2 42 km SSE
from Bucaramanga

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Colombia

Recent Colombia Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Colombia. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Colombia and elsewhere.

Colombia Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
154 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.7
Mar 2, 2024 12:06

Average

A total of 1542 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Colombia in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 154 earthquakes per year, or 12 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Colombia roughly every 2 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Colombia in 2016. A total of 206 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Colombia that year. The strongest had a 6.9 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Colombia with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Colombia in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Colombia during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Colombia (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1427 92.54%
Mag. 5 105 6.81%
Mag. 6 10 0.65%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Colombia

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.9
On May 18, 2016 11:46.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.8
On Jan 31, 1906 10:39.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Colombia occurred on May 18, 2016 11:46 local time (America/Bogota timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.9 and struck 272 kilometers (169 mi) west-southwest of Pasto, at a depth of 30 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Colombia in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.8 earthquake struck on Jan 31, 1906 10:39, 234 kilometers (145 mi) west-southwest of Pasto. It is the strongest earthquake near Colombia in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Colombia in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Colombia.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Colombia.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 18, 2016 11:46AM
(Bogota)
M 6.9 272 km WSW
from Pasto
May 18, 2016 02:57AM
(Bogota)
M 6.7 292 km WSW
from Pasto
May 24, 2023 10:05PM
(Bogota)
M 6.5 134 km W
from Montería
Jul 10, 2016 09:11PM
(Bogota)
M 6.3 271 km WSW
from Pasto
Mar 10, 2015 03:55PM
(Bogota)
M 6.2 42 km SSE
from Bucaramanga
Aug 17, 2023 12:04PM
(Bogota)
M 6.1 23 km N
from Villavicencio
Mar 23, 2019 02:21PM
(Bogota)
M 6.1 65 km WSW
from Pereira
Sep 13, 2016 08:58PM
(Bogota)
M 6.0 141 km NNW
from Medellín
Nov 24, 2018 10:40PM
(Bogota)
M 6.0 94 km NE
from San Andrés
Dec 24, 2019 02:03PM
(Bogota)
M 6.0 80 km SSW
from Villavicencio

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Colombia

Earthquakes by region of Colombia

Click the links below for earthquake reports for regions in Colombia.

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Colombia.

When was the last earthquake in Colombia?

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Colombia on the afternoon of March 2, 2024 at 12:06 local time (America/Bogota). The center of this earthquake was located 170km west-southwest of Montería at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Colombia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Colombia?

A 8.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Colombia on the morning of January 31, 1906 at 10:39 local time (America/Bogota). The center of this earthquake was located 234km west of Pasto at a depth of 20km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Colombia since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Colombia?

In the past 10 years, 1542 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Colombia. This averages to 154 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.