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The deep seismicity in the zone of Bucaramanga displays stress with tendency NNW--SSE, coherent with the Caribbean Plate subduction under Sudamerica.
In Figure 6, the greater delays time are oriented with perpendicular directions, this situation can be interpreted as a conjugate stress system related to Nazca plate subduction and colliding of Costa Rica--Panama Block against Andean Region.