Latest earthquakes near Santander, Colombia today

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List of latest earthquakes near Santander.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 17, 2024 08:09PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 25 km SSE
from Bucaramanga
Jun 29, 2024 10:46PM
(Bogota)
M 4.8 45 km SSE
from Bucaramanga
Jun 29, 2024 04:16AM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 38 km S
from Bucaramanga
Jun 26, 2024 06:41PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 279 km S
from Bucaramanga
Jun 4, 2024 10:31PM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 286 km NE
from Bucaramanga
Jun 3, 2024 05:48PM
(Bogota)
M 4.2 35 km S
from Bucaramanga
May 30, 2024 09:37AM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 38 km SSE
from Bucaramanga
May 27, 2024 12:12AM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 48 km S
from Bucaramanga
May 21, 2024 04:58AM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 294 km W
from Barrancabermeja
May 18, 2024 02:42AM
(Bogota)
M 4.2 35 km S
from Bucaramanga
May 11, 2024 12:25PM
(Bogota)
M 4.2 135 km NW
from Barrancabermeja
May 6, 2024 10:01AM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 197 km WNW
from Barrancabermeja
May 3, 2024 07:04AM
(Bogota)
M 4.6 287 km N
from Bucaramanga
Apr 17, 2024 03:50PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 56 km SSE
from Bucaramanga
Apr 7, 2024 07:28AM
(Bogota)
M 4.0 27 km SSE
from Bucaramanga
Apr 5, 2024 07:07AM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 53 km SSE
from Bucaramanga
Apr 2, 2024 09:32PM
(Bogota)
M 4.5 31 km S
from Bucaramanga
Apr 2, 2024 06:16PM
(Bogota)
M 4.9 195 km SSE
from Floridablanca
Mar 31, 2024 08:09PM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 180 km SE
from Bucaramanga
Mar 29, 2024 08:58AM
(Bogota)
M 4.0 31 km SSE
from Bucaramanga
Mar 28, 2024 04:36PM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 34 km SSE
from Bucaramanga
Mar 16, 2024 01:58PM
(Bogota)
M 4.3 38 km S
from Bucaramanga
Mar 15, 2024 01:19AM
(Bogota)
M 4.0 34 km SSE
from Bucaramanga
Mar 6, 2024 04:12PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 30 km S
from Bucaramanga
Mar 4, 2024 05:25PM
(Bogota)
M 4.4 269 km W
from Barrancabermeja

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Santander

Santander Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 709 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Santander, Colombia in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 70 earthquakes per year, or 5 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Santander roughly every 5 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Santander in 2016. A total of 92 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Santander that year. The strongest had a 6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Santander in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Santander 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 Santander (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 683 96.33%
Mag. 5 24 3.39%
Mag. 6 2 0.28%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Santander

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 Santander occurred on Mar 10, 2015 15:55 local time (America/Bogota timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.2 and struck 42 kilometers (26 mi) south-southeast of Bucaramanga, at a depth of 155 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Santander in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.8 earthquake struck on Jul 29, 1967 05:24, 43 kilometers (27 mi) south-southeast of Bucaramanga. It is the strongest earthquake near Santander 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 Santander, 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 Santander.

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Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Santander.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Mar 10, 2015 03:55PM
(Bogota)
M 6.2 42 km SSE
from Bucaramanga
Sep 13, 2016 08:58PM
(Bogota)
M 6.0 258 km W
from Barrancabermeja
Apr 15, 2020 05:59AM
(Bogota)
M 5.7 257 km NW
from Bucaramanga
Feb 23, 2022 07:49AM
(Bogota)
M 5.5 146 km WNW
from Bucaramanga
Mar 10, 2023 04:18AM
(Bogota)
M 5.4 45 km SSE
from Bucaramanga
Apr 23, 2018 10:42AM
(Bogota)
M 5.3 280 km SW
from Barrancabermeja
Aug 7, 2018 10:53AM
(Bogota)
M 5.3 41 km SSE
from Bucaramanga
Feb 4, 2015 11:21PM
(Bogota)
M 5.3 164 km NE
from Bucaramanga
Nov 7, 2015 01:58AM
(Bogota)
M 5.3 242 km NE
from Bucaramanga
Mar 16, 2017 10:38AM
(Bogota)
M 5.2 255 km SSE
from Bucaramanga

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Santander

Earthquakes by city in Santander

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

Use this regional Santander earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Piedecuesta, San Gil, Barbosa, Málaga and Socorro.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Santander, Colombia?

A 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Santander on the evening of July 17, 2024 at 20:09 local time (America/Bogota). The center of this earthquake was located 25km south-southeast of Bucaramanga at a depth of 142km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Santander, Colombia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Santander, Colombia?

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Santander on the night of July 29, 1967 at 05:24 local time (America/Bogota). The center of this earthquake was located 43km south-southeast of Bucaramanga at a depth of 161km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Santander since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Santander, Colombia?

In the past 10 years, 709 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Santander. This averages to 71 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 5 days.