In its first trill in this regard, the entity also published a map of the area where Thursday’s tremor was felt the strongest and indicated an area between Chocó and Valle del Cauca.
Minutes later, added a post in which he reported that there was another tremor seconds before (4:22 pm)but of lesser magnitude (3.0), in Los Santos, Santander.
Epicenter of today’s strong tremor was in Chocó
Although many believed that it had been in Cali, since it was felt more strongly there, the Geological Service confirmed that it was in Chocó.
In that last report, the entity lowered the magnitude of the earthquake from 5.5 to 5.2 and added that the epicenter was exactly in El Litoral de San Juan.
#EarthquakesColombiaSGC Seismic Event – Updated Bulletin 1, 2022-05-12, 16:23 local time Magnitude 5.2, Depth 50 km, El Litoral del San Juán (Docordó) – Chocó, Co… Did you feel this earthquake? report it https://t.co/ehDqPbETsf https://t.co/63pt8nVsSe #Shaking #earthquake pic.twitter.com/j818qfcSn3
— Geological Survey (@sgcol) May 12, 2022
Part of the citizens who reported the earthquake, through Twitter, assured that felt “strong” in Valle del Cauca, especially in its capital and in Buga.
“Reports of shaking strong in Cali. Bogota It was not felt”, wrote one user, while another assured that it was felt in the Colombian capital.
These are some of the trills with messages about the telluric movement with epicenter in Chocó
5.5 degrees strong tremor in Bogotá
– Orlando Amorocho Ch (@AMOROCHOorlando) May 12, 2022
They tell me that there was a strong tremor in Buga Valle, do you know if I also trembled in Bogotá?
– EFRAIN DAZA (@Efraindaza28) May 12, 2022
Strong tremor reports in Cali. Bogotá did not feel.
— Philip (@Fblue_14) May 12, 2022
other citizens too they claimed to have felt the tremor in Huila, especially in Neiva; and in some sectors of the Coffee Regionamong those in Pereira.
#Shaking in Neiva he felt very hard and in San Pedro
– tatacoahuila (@tatacoahuila) May 12, 2022
– Laura Triviño Jiménez (@lauratrivinoj) May 12, 2022
– Julián García (@julitecno) May 12, 2022