International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 255720
Event time 2020-09-03 03:23:00 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-03 08:23:00 - [It was morning in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 03:30:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 4.4
Depth 30 km
Class Light
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 3
Possible effects Any people indoors feel movement. Hanging objects swing back and forth. People outdoors might not realize that an earthquake is occurring.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Continent South-America
Country Colombia
Administration area
Nearest settlement Bocas del Atrato
Distance 2 km
Course NNW
Surface type underground quake

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
Turbo (15.16 km)
Nearest airports
Antonio Roldan Betancourt Airport (36.22 km), Los Garzones Airport (140.23 km)
Nearest volcanoes
There is no known marine port nearby.
Quick Analysis