Latest earthquakes near Colombia today

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List of latest earthquakes near Colombia.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 17, 2024 08:09PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 25 km SSE
from Bucaramanga
Jul 16, 2024 10:28PM
(Bogota)
M 3.1 272 km SSW
from San Andrés
Jul 12, 2024 03:54PM
(Bogota)
M 2.1 210 km SW
from Pasto
Jul 12, 2024 04:36AM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 267 km SW
from San Andrés
Jul 10, 2024 04:53AM
(Bogota)
M 4.7 237 km W
from Cali
Jul 2, 2024 09:16PM
(Bogota)
M 2.4 195 km SW
from Pasto
Jul 1, 2024 12:27AM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 199 km SW
from Pasto
Jun 29, 2024 10:46PM
(Bogota)
M 4.8 45 km SSE
from Bucaramanga
Jun 29, 2024 04:16AM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 38 km S
from Bucaramanga
Jun 26, 2024 06:41PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 150 km E
from Bogotá
Jun 25, 2024 02:03PM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 176 km WNW
from Medellín
Jun 24, 2024 05:12PM
(Bogota)
M 3.6 82 km WSW
from Pasto
Jun 19, 2024 12:44PM
(Bogota)
M 3.6 239 km W
from Pasto
Jun 13, 2024 04:12AM
(Bogota)
M 3.6 262 km WSW
from San Andrés
Jun 12, 2024 10:00PM
(Bogota)
M 2.8 250 km W
from San Andrés
Jun 7, 2024 10:27AM
(Bogota)
M 4.0 297 km NW
from Pasto
Jun 7, 2024 02:55AM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 35 km SW
from Armenia
Jun 4, 2024 10:31PM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 179 km NE
from Cúcuta
Jun 3, 2024 05:48PM
(Bogota)
M 4.2 35 km S
from Bucaramanga
Jun 3, 2024 06:52AM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 18 km NE
from Villavicencio
Jun 1, 2024 04:27PM
(Bogota)
M 3.6 122 km S
from Pasto
May 30, 2024 09:37AM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 38 km SSE
from Bucaramanga
May 28, 2024 08:12PM
(Bogota)
M 3.7 224 km W
from Pasto
May 27, 2024 12:12AM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 48 km S
from Bucaramanga
May 26, 2024 05:19PM
(Bogota)
M 3.2 271 km SSW
from San Andrés

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Colombia

Colombia Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
153 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.4
Jul 17, 2024 20:09

Average

A total of 1539 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 153 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 1426 92.66%
Mag. 5 103 6.69%
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
Mar 23, 2019 02:21PM
(Bogota)
M 6.1 65 km WSW
from Pereira
Aug 17, 2023 12:04PM
(Bogota)
M 6.1 23 km N
from Villavicencio
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
Sep 13, 2016 08:58PM
(Bogota)
M 6.0 141 km NNW
from Medellín

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 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Colombia on the evening of July 17, 2024 at 20:09 local time (America/Bogota). The center of this earthquake was located 25km south-southeast of Bucaramanga at a depth of 142km 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, 1539 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.