Tremor in Colombia today, May 29: new LIVE seismic report with epicenter and magnitude, via SGC | Colombian Geological Survey | MIX

Tremor in Colombia today, May 29: new LIVE seismic report with epicenter and magnitude, via SGC | Colombian Geological Survey | MIX
Tremor in Colombia today, May 29: new LIVE seismic report with epicenter and magnitude, via SGC | Colombian Geological Survey | MIX

Colombia It is a highly seismic country and these telluric movements are mainly related to the Pacific subduction zone. This happens when the Nazca plate sinks under the South American plate, causing the rocky material to melt into the Earth’s mantle and emanate in the form of lava through volcanoes, such as those in the Central Cordillera, and also through the geological faults that occur. are active in the country.

He municipality of Los Santos, in the Santander region, is the place with the highest seismic activity in Colombia, since it is located above the Bucaramanga seismic nest. In the last year, nearly 6,000 earthquakes were recorded in this town and it is the epicenter of about 70% of the tremors that occur in the national territory. The country is located in the Pacific Ring of Fire, a region that accumulates 75% of the volcanoes in the world and where 85% of the strongest earthquakes occur in the entire globe.

He Colombian Geological Service (SGC) It is the institute in charge of carrying out the follow-up and monitoring of threats of geological origin, that is, informing citizens of the latest earthquakes. Therefore, in the following lines you will find a report updated in real time with the latest seismic events, exact data such as time, epicenter, magnitude and other details in the main Colombian municipalities.

Tremor in Colombia today, May 29 via SGC LIVE

In this article you will see the latest report of the earthquakes in Colombia that occurred today, Wednesday, May 29, 2024and disseminated by the SGC (Colombian Geological Service), with data such as magnitude, epicenter and time, in addition to very important information that revolves around these events.

How should I act before an earthquake or earthquake?

  • Define a meeting point to reunite with your family members after the earthquake.
  • Check that the emergency kit includes non-perishable food, water, medications and a flashlight with batteries in good condition.
  • Identify the position of objects and/or furniture that in an emergency situation could become a danger, such as mirrors, lamps, etc., and relocate them to prevent them from falling on someone.
  • Check your house, apartment and/or business and repair cracks or damages you find on the property. Consider investing in home insurance that will allow you to mitigate the economic consequences of an earthquake.

What should an emergency backpack have?

 
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