Latest earthquakes near Santa Marta, Magdalena today

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List of latest earthquakes near Santa Marta.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 12, 2024 05:19AM
(Bogota)
M 4.9 101 km NE
from Santa Marta
May 11, 2024 08:01PM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 99 km NE
from Santa Marta
May 3, 2024 07:04AM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 231 km SE
from Santa Marta
May 2, 2024 02:34AM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 157 km E
from Santa Marta
Feb 23, 2024 07:44AM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 141 km NE
from Santa Marta
Dec 15, 2023 12:15PM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 266 km SSW
from Santa Marta
Sep 19, 2023 10:16AM
(Bogota)
M 4.1 189 km ENE
from Santa Marta
Jul 29, 2023 09:27PM
(Bogota)
M 5.2 358 km SW
from Santa Marta
May 27, 2023 01:01AM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 254 km SSW
from Santa Marta
May 24, 2023 10:05PM
(Bogota)
M 6.5 408 km SW
from Santa Marta
Mar 19, 2023 12:42PM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 210 km ENE
from Santa Marta
Dec 26, 2022 02:27AM
(Bogota)
M 4.1 28 km SE
from Santa Marta
Nov 26, 2022 08:24PM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 21 km SE
from Santa Marta
Feb 6, 2022 02:13AM
(Bogota)
M 4.7 130 km SE
from Santa Marta
Jul 30, 2021 05:24AM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 182 km ENE
from Santa Marta
May 1, 2021 01:36AM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 76 km NNE
from Santa Marta
Jul 21, 2020 10:16PM
(Bogota)
M 5.1 196 km E
from Santa Marta
Apr 16, 2020 11:49PM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 243 km S
from Santa Marta
Apr 15, 2020 05:59AM
(Bogota)
M 5.7 247 km S
from Santa Marta
Sep 29, 2019 06:20AM
(Bogota)
M 4.9 98 km NE
from Santa Marta
Jul 12, 2019 09:39PM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 172 km SE
from Santa Marta
Jun 23, 2019 07:30PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 290 km SSE
from Santa Marta
May 14, 2019 03:00AM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 209 km E
from Santa Marta
Mar 17, 2019 02:49AM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 223 km SE
from Santa Marta
Mar 5, 2019 08:48PM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 70 km WSW
from Santa Marta

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Santa Marta

Santa Marta 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 50 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Santa Marta, Magdalena in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 5 earthquakes per year

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Santa Marta in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Santa Marta 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 Santa Marta (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 47 94.0%
Mag. 5 3 6.0%
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 Santa Marta

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 Santa Marta occurred on Apr 15, 2020 05:59 local time (America/Bogota timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.7 and struck 247 kilometers (153 mi) south of Santa Marta, at a depth of 53 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Santa Marta in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.3 earthquake struck on Dec 26, 1942 07:31, 262 kilometers (163 mi) south of Santa Marta. It is the strongest earthquake near Santa Marta 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 Santa Marta, Magdalena 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 Santa Marta.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Santa Marta.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 15, 2020 05:59AM
(Bogota)
M 5.7 247 km S
from Santa Marta
Feb 12, 2017 04:32AM
(Bogota)
M 5.2 176 km NE
from Santa Marta
Jul 21, 2020 10:16PM
(Bogota)
M 5.1 196 km E
from Santa Marta
May 12, 2024 05:19AM
(Bogota)
M 4.9 101 km NE
from Santa Marta
Feb 1, 2019 02:25PM
(Bogota)
M 4.9 181 km SW
from Santa Marta
Sep 29, 2019 06:20AM
(Bogota)
M 4.9 98 km NE
from Santa Marta
Jun 9, 2017 04:17PM
(Bogota)
M 4.9 216 km ENE
from Santa Marta
Oct 26, 2017 02:59AM
(Bogota)
M 4.8 141 km SSE
from Santa Marta
Sep 12, 2017 10:07PM
(Bogota)
M 4.7 226 km SE
from Santa Marta
Feb 6, 2022 02:13AM
(Bogota)
M 4.7 130 km SE
from Santa Marta

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Santa Marta

Nearest earthquakes from Santa Marta

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Santa Marta.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Nov 26, 2022 08:24PM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 21 km SE
from Santa Marta
Dec 26, 2022 02:27AM
(Bogota)
M 4.1 28 km SE
from Santa Marta
Jun 26, 2018 02:03AM
(Bogota)
M 4.0 46 km W
from Santa Marta
Mar 5, 2019 08:48PM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 70 km WSW
from Santa Marta
May 1, 2021 01:36AM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 76 km NNE
from Santa Marta
Oct 19, 2018 02:40AM
(Bogota)
M 4.1 97 km SSE
from Santa Marta
May 31, 2017 04:14PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 98 km NNE
from Santa Marta
May 11, 2024 08:01PM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 99 km NE
from Santa Marta
Sep 29, 2019 06:20AM
(Bogota)
M 4.9 98 km NE
from Santa Marta
May 12, 2024 05:19AM
(Bogota)
M 4.9 101 km NE
from Santa Marta

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Santa Marta

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Santa Marta, Magdalena?

A 4.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Santa Marta on the night of May 12, 2024 at 05:19 local time (America/Bogota). The center of this earthquake was located 101km north-east of Santa Marchta at a depth of 10km under water in the Caribbean Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Santa Marta, Magdalena in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Santa Marta, Magdalena?

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Santa Marta on the morning of December 26, 1942 at 07:31 local time (America/Bogota). The center of this earthquake was located 262km south-southwest of Santa Marchta at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Santa Marta since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Santa Marta, Magdalena?

In the past 10 years, 50 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Santa Marta. This averages to 5 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 73 days.