Latest earthquakes near Cúcuta, Norte de Santander today

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

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List of latest earthquakes near Cúcuta.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 17, 2024 08:09PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 125 km SSW
from Cúcuta
Jun 29, 2024 10:46PM
(Bogota)
M 4.8 138 km SSW
from Cúcuta
Jun 29, 2024 04:16AM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 138 km SSW
from Cúcuta
Jun 4, 2024 10:31PM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 179 km NE
from Cúcuta
Jun 3, 2024 05:48PM
(Bogota)
M 4.2 138 km SSW
from Cúcuta
May 30, 2024 09:37AM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 132 km SSW
from Cúcuta
May 27, 2024 12:12AM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 148 km SSW
from Cúcuta
May 18, 2024 02:42AM
(Bogota)
M 4.2 135 km SSW
from Cúcuta
May 11, 2024 12:25PM
(Bogota)
M 4.2 256 km W
from Cúcuta
May 3, 2024 07:04AM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 202 km N
from Cúcuta
Apr 17, 2024 03:50PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 151 km SSW
from Cúcuta
Apr 7, 2024 07:28AM
(Bogota)
M 4.0 127 km SSW
from Cúcuta
Apr 5, 2024 07:07AM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 147 km SSW
from Cúcuta
Apr 2, 2024 09:32PM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 137 km SSW
from Cúcuta
Apr 2, 2024 06:16PM
(Bogota)
M 4.9 272 km S
from Cúcuta
Mar 31, 2024 08:09PM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 218 km SSE
from Cúcuta
Mar 29, 2024 08:58AM
(Bogota)
M 4.0 131 km SSW
from Cúcuta
Mar 28, 2024 04:36PM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 133 km SSW
from Cúcuta
Mar 16, 2024 01:58PM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 139 km SSW
from Cúcuta
Mar 15, 2024 01:19AM
(Bogota)
M 4.0 133 km SSW
from Cúcuta
Mar 6, 2024 04:12PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 134 km SSW
from Cúcuta
Feb 24, 2024 06:49PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 136 km SSW
from Cúcuta
Feb 23, 2024 09:45AM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 138 km SSW
from Cúcuta
Feb 21, 2024 11:05PM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 150 km SSW
from Cúcuta
Feb 20, 2024 06:23PM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 135 km SSW
from Cúcuta

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Cúcuta

Cúcuta Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 652 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Cúcuta, Norte de Santander in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 65 earthquakes per year, or 5 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Cúcuta roughly every 5 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Cúcuta in 2015. A total of 85 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Cúcuta that year. The strongest had a 6.2 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Cúcuta in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Cúcuta 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 Cúcuta (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 629 96.47%
Mag. 5 22 3.37%
Mag. 6 1 0.15%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Cúcuta

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.2
On Mar 10, 2015 15:55.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 6.8
On Jul 29, 1967 05:24.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Cúcuta occurred on Mar 10, 2015 15:55 local time (America/Bogota timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.2 and struck 135 kilometers (84 mi) south-southwest of Cúcuta, at a depth of 155 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Cúcuta in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.8 earthquake struck on Jul 29, 1967 05:24, 140 kilometers (87 mi) south-southwest of Cúcuta. It is the strongest earthquake near Cúcuta 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 Cúcuta, Norte de Santander 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 Cúcuta.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Cúcuta.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Mar 10, 2015 03:55PM
(Bogota)
M 6.2 135 km SSW
from Cúcuta
Apr 15, 2020 05:59AM
(Bogota)
M 5.7 247 km WNW
from Cúcuta
Feb 23, 2022 07:49AM
(Bogota)
M 5.5 192 km W
from Cúcuta
Mar 10, 2023 04:18AM
(Bogota)
M 5.4 141 km SSW
from Cúcuta
Feb 4, 2015 11:21PM
(Bogota)
M 5.3 56 km NE
from Cúcuta
Nov 7, 2015 01:58AM
(Bogota)
M 5.3 138 km ENE
from Cúcuta
Aug 7, 2018 10:53AM
(Bogota)
M 5.3 135 km SSW
from Cúcuta
Jan 21, 2024 12:19PM
(Bogota)
M 5.2 105 km SW
from Cúcuta
Nov 24, 2018 03:41PM
(Bogota)
M 5.2 256 km NE
from Cúcuta
Jan 23, 2019 10:04PM
(Bogota)
M 5.2 139 km SSW
from Cúcuta

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Cúcuta

Nearest earthquakes from Cúcuta

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Cúcuta, Norte de Santander. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Cúcuta.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Dec 11, 2020 08:07PM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 14 km W
from Cúcuta
Dec 2, 2022 06:09PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 23 km NNW
from Cúcuta
Apr 27, 2017 09:34PM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 32 km W
from Cúcuta
Sep 26, 2021 07:59PM
(Bogota)
M 4.2 48 km SE
from Cúcuta
Mar 3, 2023 03:10PM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 54 km NE
from Cúcuta
Feb 4, 2015 11:21PM
(Bogota)
M 5.3 56 km NE
from Cúcuta
Feb 25, 2015 07:10PM
(Bogota)
M 4.1 56 km NE
from Cúcuta
Jul 4, 2022 08:22AM
(Bogota)
M 4.1 56 km SE
from Cúcuta
Apr 14, 2017 05:16PM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 57 km NNW
from Cúcuta
Feb 5, 2015 02:04AM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 60 km NE
from Cúcuta

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Cúcuta

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Cúcuta, Norte de Santander?

A 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Cúcuta on the evening of July 17, 2024 at 20:09 local time (America/Bogota). The center of this earthquake was located 125km south-southwest of Cúcuta at a depth of 142km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Cúcuta, Norte de Santander in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Cúcuta, Norte de Santander?

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Cúcuta on the night of July 29, 1967 at 05:24 local time (America/Bogota). The center of this earthquake was located 140km south-southwest of Cúcuta at a depth of 161km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Cúcuta since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Cúcuta, Norte de Santander?

In the past 10 years, 652 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Cúcuta. This averages to 65 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 6 days.