Latest earthquakes near Bogota D.C., Colombia today

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List of latest earthquakes near Bogota D.C..
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 17, 2024 08:09PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 280 km NNE
from Bogotá
Jun 29, 2024 10:46PM
(Bogota)
M 4.8 267 km NNE
from Bogotá
Jun 29, 2024 04:16AM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 267 km NNE
from Bogotá
Jun 26, 2024 06:41PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 150 km E
from Bogotá
Jun 7, 2024 02:55AM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 205 km W
from Bogotá
Jun 3, 2024 05:48PM
(Bogota)
M 4.2 267 km NNE
from Bogotá
Jun 3, 2024 06:52AM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 76 km ESE
from Bogotá
May 30, 2024 09:37AM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 273 km NNE
from Bogotá
May 27, 2024 12:12AM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 256 km NNE
from Bogotá
May 18, 2024 02:42AM
(Bogota)
M 4.2 270 km NNE
from Bogotá
Apr 30, 2024 10:44AM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 224 km W
from Bogotá
Apr 17, 2024 03:50PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 254 km NNE
from Bogotá
Apr 7, 2024 07:28AM
(Bogota)
M 4.0 278 km NNE
from Bogotá
Apr 5, 2024 07:07AM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 258 km NNE
from Bogotá
Apr 2, 2024 09:32PM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 269 km NNE
from Bogotá
Apr 2, 2024 06:16PM
(Bogota)
M 4.9 211 km ENE
from Bogotá
Mar 31, 2024 08:09PM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 285 km NE
from Bogotá
Mar 29, 2024 08:58AM
(Bogota)
M 4.0 274 km NNE
from Bogotá
Mar 28, 2024 04:36PM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 272 km NNE
from Bogotá
Mar 16, 2024 01:58PM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 266 km NNE
from Bogotá
Mar 15, 2024 01:19AM
(Bogota)
M 4.0 272 km NNE
from Bogotá
Mar 9, 2024 06:18AM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 293 km W
from Bogotá
Mar 6, 2024 04:12PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 271 km NNE
from Bogotá
Feb 28, 2024 02:05AM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 254 km NW
from Bogotá
Feb 24, 2024 06:49PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 269 km NNE
from Bogotá

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Bogota D.C.

Bogota D.C. Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 687 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Bogota D.C., Colombia in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 68 earthquakes per year, or 5 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Bogota D.C. roughly every 5 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Bogota D.C. in 2016. A total of 81 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Bogota D.C. that year. The strongest had a 5.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Bogota D.C. in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Bogota D.C. 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 Bogota D.C. (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 651 94.76%
Mag. 5 32 4.66%
Mag. 6 4 0.58%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Bogota D.C.

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.2
On Mar 10, 2015 15:55.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.1
On Aug 31, 1917 06:36.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Bogota D.C. occurred on Mar 10, 2015 15:55 local time (America/Bogota timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.2 and struck 270 kilometers (168 mi) north-northeast of Bogotá, at a depth of 155 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Bogota D.C. in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.1 earthquake struck on Aug 31, 1917 06:36, 103 kilometers (64 mi) north-northeast of Bogotá. It is the strongest earthquake near Bogota D.C. 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 Bogota D.C., 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 Bogota D.C..

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List of strongest earthquakes near Bogota D.C..
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Mar 10, 2015 03:55PM
(Bogota)
M 6.2 270 km NNE
from Bogotá
Aug 17, 2023 12:04PM
(Bogota)
M 6.1 59 km ESE
from Bogotá
Mar 23, 2019 02:21PM
(Bogota)
M 6.1 237 km W
from Bogotá
Dec 24, 2019 02:03PM
(Bogota)
M 6.0 120 km S
from Bogotá
Dec 24, 2019 02:19PM
(Bogota)
M 5.7 129 km S
from Bogotá
Aug 27, 2023 04:45PM
(Bogota)
M 5.7 299 km WNW
from Bogotá
Aug 17, 2023 12:17PM
(Bogota)
M 5.6 73 km ESE
from Bogotá
Jan 19, 2024 06:26AM
(Bogota)
M 5.6 196 km W
from Bogotá
Jan 26, 2019 07:32AM
(Bogota)
M 5.6 254 km SW
from Bogotá
Oct 30, 2016 07:20PM
(Bogota)
M 5.6 137 km SSW
from Bogotá

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Bogota D.C.

Earthquakes by city in Bogota D.C.

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Bogota D.C..

When was the last earthquake in Bogota D.C., Colombia?

A 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Bogota D.C. on the evening of July 17, 2024 at 20:09 local time (America/Bogota). The center of this earthquake was located 280km north-northeast of Bogotá at a depth of 142km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Bogota D.C., Colombia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Bogota D.C., Colombia?

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Bogota D.C. on the morning of August 31, 1917 at 06:36 local time (America/Bogota). The center of this earthquake was located 103km south-southeast of Bogotá at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Bogota D.C. since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Bogota D.C., Colombia?

In the past 10 years, 687 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Bogota D.C.. This averages to 69 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 5 days.