Latest earthquakes near Atlántico, Colombia today

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List of latest earthquakes near Atlántico.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 12, 2024 05:19AM
(Bogota)
M 4.9 170 km NE
from Barranquilla
May 11, 2024 08:01PM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 168 km NE
from Barranquilla
May 3, 2024 07:04AM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 260 km ESE
from Barranquilla
May 2, 2024 02:34AM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 225 km ENE
from Barranquilla
Feb 23, 2024 07:44AM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 206 km NE
from Barranquilla
Dec 15, 2023 12:15PM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 215 km SSW
from Barranquilla
Sep 19, 2023 10:16AM
(Bogota)
M 4.1 259 km ENE
from Barranquilla
Jul 29, 2023 09:27PM
(Bogota)
M 5.2 292 km SW
from Barranquilla
May 27, 2023 01:01AM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 200 km SSW
from Barranquilla
May 24, 2023 10:05PM
(Bogota)
M 6.5 340 km SW
from Barranquilla
Apr 6, 2023 11:10PM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 281 km SW
from Barranquilla
Mar 19, 2023 12:42PM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 279 km ENE
from Barranquilla
Dec 26, 2022 02:27AM
(Bogota)
M 4.1 85 km E
from Barranquilla
Nov 26, 2022 08:24PM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 81 km ENE
from Barranquilla
Feb 6, 2022 02:13AM
(Bogota)
M 4.7 176 km ESE
from Barranquilla
Jul 30, 2021 05:24AM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 252 km ENE
from Barranquilla
May 1, 2021 01:36AM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 137 km NE
from Barranquilla
Feb 14, 2021 07:17PM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 249 km WNW
from Barranquilla
Jul 21, 2020 10:16PM
(Bogota)
M 5.1 258 km E
from Barranquilla
Apr 16, 2020 11:49PM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 218 km SSE
from Barranquilla
Apr 15, 2020 05:59AM
(Bogota)
M 5.7 219 km S
from Barranquilla
Sep 29, 2019 06:20AM
(Bogota)
M 4.9 163 km NE
from Barranquilla
Jul 12, 2019 09:39PM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 205 km ESE
from Barranquilla
Jun 23, 2019 07:30PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 291 km SSE
from Barranquilla
May 14, 2019 03:00AM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 270 km E
from Barranquilla

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Atlántico

Atlántico Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
5 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.9
May 12, 2024 05:19

Average

A total of 54 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Atlántico, Colombia in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 5 earthquakes per year

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Atlántico in 2017. A total of 11 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Atlántico that year. The strongest had a 5.2 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Atlántico in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Atlántico 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 Atlántico (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 50 92.59%
Mag. 5 4 7.41%
Mag. 6 0 0.0%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Atlántico

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.7
On Apr 15, 2020 05:59.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 6.3
On Dec 26, 1942 07:31.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Atlántico occurred on Apr 15, 2020 05:59 local time (America/Bogota timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.7 and struck 219 kilometers (136 mi) south of Barranquilla, at a depth of 53 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Atlántico in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.3 earthquake struck on Dec 26, 1942 07:31, 205 kilometers (127 mi) south of Barranquilla. It is the strongest earthquake near Atlántico 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 Atlántico, 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 Atlántico.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Atlántico.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 15, 2020 05:59AM
(Bogota)
M 5.7 219 km S
from Barranquilla
Feb 12, 2017 04:32AM
(Bogota)
M 5.2 244 km NE
from Barranquilla
Jul 29, 2023 09:27PM
(Bogota)
M 5.2 292 km SW
from Barranquilla
Jul 21, 2020 10:16PM
(Bogota)
M 5.1 258 km E
from Barranquilla
May 12, 2024 05:19AM
(Bogota)
M 4.9 170 km NE
from Barranquilla
Sep 29, 2019 06:20AM
(Bogota)
M 4.9 163 km NE
from Barranquilla
Feb 1, 2019 02:25PM
(Bogota)
M 4.9 119 km SSW
from Barranquilla
Jun 9, 2017 04:17PM
(Bogota)
M 4.9 285 km ENE
from Barranquilla
Oct 26, 2017 02:59AM
(Bogota)
M 4.8 162 km SE
from Barranquilla
Sep 12, 2017 10:07PM
(Bogota)
M 4.7 245 km SE
from Barranquilla

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Atlántico

Earthquakes by city in Atlántico

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in Atlántico, Colombia.

Use this regional Atlántico earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Sabanalarga, Baranoa, Palmar de Varela, Puerto Colombia, Santo Tomás, Sabanagrande, Campo de la Cruz, Galapa, Repelón and Santa Lucía.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Atlántico, Colombia?

A 4.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Atlántico on the night of May 12, 2024 at 05:19 local time (America/Bogota). The center of this earthquake was located 170km north-east of Barranquilla at a depth of 10km under water in the Caribbean Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Atlántico, Colombia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Atlántico, Colombia?

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Atlántico on the morning of December 26, 1942 at 07:31 local time (America/Bogota). The center of this earthquake was located 205km south-southwest of Barranquilla at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Atlántico since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Atlántico, Colombia?

In the past 10 years, 54 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Atlántico. This averages to 5 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 68 days.