Latest earthquakes near Bolívar, Colombia today

Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near Bolívar, Colombia, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in Bolívar? If an earthquake is happening right now near Bolívar, it will show up within minutes.

All earthquakes Any magnitude
Major only Magnitude 4+
Custom  
In 1 sec.
Earthquakes appear here a few minutes after occurring.
List of latest earthquakes near Bolívar.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 12, 2024 05:19AM
(Bogota)
M 4.9 272 km NE
from Cartagena
May 11, 2024 08:01PM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 270 km NE
from Cartagena
May 11, 2024 12:25PM
(Bogota)
M 4.2 298 km SSE
from Cartagena
May 6, 2024 10:01AM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 264 km S
from Cartagena
May 3, 2024 07:04AM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 221 km ENE
from Magangué
Apr 29, 2024 12:50AM
(Bogota)
M 2.8 263 km SW
from Cartagena
Apr 27, 2024 12:47PM
(Bogota)
M 2.9 264 km SW
from Cartagena
Mar 24, 2024 12:25AM
(Bogota)
M 3.3 256 km SW
from Cartagena
Feb 22, 2024 07:47PM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 224 km SSW
from Magangué
Feb 18, 2024 12:42PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 282 km SW
from Cartagena
Jan 21, 2024 12:19PM
(Bogota)
M 5.0 333 km SE
from Magangué
Jan 21, 2024 12:19PM
(Bogota)
M 5.2 302 km SE
from Magangué
Jan 7, 2024 03:20AM
(Bogota)
M 3.6 292 km SSW
from Magangué
Dec 15, 2023 03:24PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 279 km SW
from Magangué
Dec 15, 2023 12:15PM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 56 km WSW
from Magangué
Nov 18, 2023 03:11AM
(Bogota)
M 2.8 282 km SW
from Cartagena
Nov 10, 2023 01:05PM
(Bogota)
M 3.7 256 km SW
from Cartagena
Nov 8, 2023 10:56AM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 293 km SSE
from Magangué
Oct 21, 2023 06:39PM
(Bogota)
M 4.7 167 km S
from Magangué
Oct 21, 2023 06:39PM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 183 km S
from Magangué
Oct 8, 2023 06:35PM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 254 km SW
from Cartagena
Oct 1, 2023 09:59AM
(Bogota)
M 2.8 260 km SW
from Cartagena
Sep 30, 2023 06:54AM
(Bogota)
M 3.0 257 km SW
from Cartagena
Sep 15, 2023 02:17AM
(Bogota)
M 3.2 259 km SW
from Cartagena
Sep 14, 2023 02:01AM
(Bogota)
M 5.1 332 km SE
from Magangué

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Bolívar

Bolívar Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 141 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Bolívar, Colombia in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 14 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Bolívar roughly every 25 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Bolívar in 2023. A total of 32 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Bolívar that year. The strongest had a 6.5 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Bolívar in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Bolívar 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 Bolívar (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 131 92.91%
Mag. 5 9 6.38%
Mag. 6 1 0.71%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Bolívar

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.5
On May 24, 2023 22:05.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 6.5
On May 24, 2023 22:05.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Bolívar occurred on May 24, 2023 22:05 local time (America/Bogota timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.5 and struck 238 kilometers (148 mi) south-west of Cartagena, at a depth of 13 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Bolívar in the list below.

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Bolívar, 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 Bolívar.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
Custom
List of strongest earthquakes near Bolívar.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 24, 2023 10:05PM
(Bogota)
M 6.5 238 km SW
from Cartagena
Apr 15, 2020 05:59AM
(Bogota)
M 5.7 42 km ESE
from Magangué
Aug 18, 2018 02:39PM
(Bogota)
M 5.6 260 km SW
from Cartagena
Feb 23, 2022 07:49AM
(Bogota)
M 5.5 168 km SSE
from Magangué
Jul 29, 2023 09:27PM
(Bogota)
M 5.2 191 km SW
from Cartagena
Nov 27, 2014 11:36PM
(Bogota)
M 5.1 285 km SW
from Cartagena
Sep 30, 2017 08:35PM
(Bogota)
M 5.1 260 km SE
from Magangué
Oct 14, 2015 02:47AM
(Bogota)
M 5.0 238 km SE
from Magangué
May 24, 2023 10:14PM
(Bogota)
M 5.0 245 km SW
from Cartagena
Oct 29, 2018 04:31PM
(Bogota)
M 5.0 266 km SW
from Cartagena

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Bolívar

Earthquakes by city in Bolívar

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

Use this regional Bolívar earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Turbaco, Arjona, El Carmen de Bolívar, Mompós, San Juan Nepomuceno, María la Baja, Morales and San Jacinto.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Bolívar, Colombia?

A 4.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Bolívar on the night of May 12, 2024 at 05:19 local time (America/Bogota). The center of this earthquake was located 272km north-east of Cartagena at a depth of 10km under water in the Caribbean Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Bolívar, Colombia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Bolívar, Colombia?

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Bolívar on the evening of May 24, 2023 at 22:05 local time (America/Bogota). The center of this earthquake was located 238km southwest of Cartagena at a depth of 13km under water in the Caribbean Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Bolívar since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Bolívar, Colombia?

In the past 10 years, 141 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Bolívar. This averages to 14 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 26 days.