Large historical and recent earthquakes in the Eastern Cordillera near Bogotá. The green arrows indicate the right-lateral sense of motion of the Algeciras fault system. On the left is the Colombia-Huila seismic sequence (2016-2017-2018). In the middle, highlighted by red boxes are the Christmas earthquakes. The inset shows the tectonic setting of Colombia. CP stands for Caribbean Plate, NP for Nazca Plate, NAB for North Andean Block and SAP for South American Plate.
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