Latest earthquakes near Medellín, Antioquia today

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List of latest earthquakes near Medellín.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 17, 2024 08:09PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 287 km ENE
from Medellín
Jun 29, 2024 10:46PM
(Bogota)
M 4.8 291 km E
from Medellín
Jun 29, 2024 04:16AM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 281 km ENE
from Medellín
Jun 25, 2024 02:03PM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 176 km WNW
from Medellín
Jun 7, 2024 02:55AM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 218 km S
from Medellín
Jun 3, 2024 05:48PM
(Bogota)
M 4.2 278 km ENE
from Medellín
May 30, 2024 09:37AM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 291 km ENE
from Medellín
May 27, 2024 12:12AM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 278 km E
from Medellín
May 21, 2024 04:58AM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 123 km WNW
from Medellín
May 18, 2024 02:42AM
(Bogota)
M 4.2 283 km ENE
from Medellín
May 11, 2024 12:25PM
(Bogota)
M 4.2 191 km NNE
from Medellín
May 6, 2024 10:01AM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 199 km N
from Medellín
Apr 30, 2024 10:44AM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 150 km SSW
from Medellín
Apr 17, 2024 03:50PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 285 km E
from Medellín
Apr 7, 2024 07:28AM
(Bogota)
M 4.0 286 km ENE
from Medellín
Apr 5, 2024 07:07AM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 287 km E
from Medellín
Apr 2, 2024 09:32PM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 273 km ENE
from Medellín
Mar 29, 2024 08:58AM
(Bogota)
M 4.0 284 km ENE
from Medellín
Mar 28, 2024 11:38PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 197 km WSW
from Medellín
Mar 28, 2024 04:36PM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 285 km ENE
from Medellín
Mar 16, 2024 01:58PM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 280 km ENE
from Medellín
Mar 15, 2024 01:19AM
(Bogota)
M 4.0 285 km ENE
from Medellín
Mar 9, 2024 06:18AM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 180 km SW
from Medellín
Mar 6, 2024 04:12PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 278 km ENE
from Medellín
Mar 4, 2024 05:25PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 95 km NW
from Medellín

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Medellín

Medellín Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 740 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Medellín, Antioquia in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 74 earthquakes per year, or 6 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Medellín roughly every 4 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Medellín in 2016. A total of 93 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Medellín that year. The strongest had a 6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Medellín in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Medellín 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 Medellín (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 703 95.0%
Mag. 5 34 4.59%
Mag. 6 3 0.41%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Medellín

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.2
On Mar 10, 2015 15:55.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.3
On Jul 12, 1974 20:18.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Medellín occurred on Mar 10, 2015 15:55 local time (America/Bogota timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.2 and struck 291 kilometers (181 mi) east-northeast of Medellín, at a depth of 155 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Medellín in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.3 earthquake struck on Jul 12, 1974 20:18, 287 kilometers (178 mi) east-northeast of Medellín. It is the strongest earthquake near Medellín 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 Medellín, Antioquia 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 Medellín.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Medellín.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Mar 10, 2015 03:55PM
(Bogota)
M 6.2 291 km ENE
from Medellín
Mar 23, 2019 02:21PM
(Bogota)
M 6.1 202 km SSW
from Medellín
Sep 13, 2016 08:58PM
(Bogota)
M 6.0 141 km NNW
from Medellín
Jul 28, 2015 07:10PM
(Bogota)
M 5.9 293 km NW
from Medellín
Aug 27, 2023 04:45PM
(Bogota)
M 5.7 160 km SW
from Medellín
Jan 19, 2024 06:26AM
(Bogota)
M 5.6 171 km S
from Medellín
Feb 23, 2022 07:49AM
(Bogota)
M 5.5 227 km NE
from Medellín
Mar 10, 2023 04:18AM
(Bogota)
M 5.4 285 km E
from Medellín
Aug 7, 2018 10:53AM
(Bogota)
M 5.3 290 km ENE
from Medellín
Apr 23, 2018 10:42AM
(Bogota)
M 5.3 118 km S
from Medellín

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Medellín

Nearest earthquakes from Medellín

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Medellín, Antioquia. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Medellín.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Feb 28, 2024 02:05AM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 9 km NNW
from Medellín
Nov 27, 2021 07:05AM
(Bogota)
M 4.1 65 km SW
from Medellín
Oct 25, 2019 08:01PM
(Bogota)
M 4.8 68 km SW
from Medellín
Jan 19, 2017 07:01AM
(Bogota)
M 4.7 75 km WSW
from Medellín
Mar 1, 2021 05:57PM
(Bogota)
M 5.1 77 km W
from Medellín
Apr 1, 2020 10:15PM
(Bogota)
M 4.8 78 km SW
from Medellín
Dec 26, 2019 01:27AM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 84 km SSE
from Medellín
Feb 14, 2019 04:09PM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 87 km SW
from Medellín
Jun 11, 2022 07:50PM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 93 km NW
from Medellín
Mar 4, 2024 05:25PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 95 km NW
from Medellín

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Medellín

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Medellín, Antioquia?

A 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Medellín on the evening of July 17, 2024 at 20:09 local time (America/Bogota). The center of this earthquake was located 287km east-northeast of Medellín at a depth of 142km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Medellín, Antioquia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Medellín, Antioquia?

A 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Medellín on the evening of July 12, 1974 at 20:18 local time (America/Bogota). The center of this earthquake was located 287km northwest of Medellín at a depth of 12km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Medellín since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Medellín, Antioquia?

In the past 10 years, 740 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Medellín. This averages to 74 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 5 days.