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M7.1 earthquake - 9km WNW of Isnos, Colombia, Sunday, 30 September 2012 at 16:31 (GMT)

Update Sun 30 Sep 17:53
Fortunately, this strong quake was very deep and although it was felt in a very large region all across Colombia, only light to weak shaking was experienced. Damage should be limited.
No tsunami was triggered since the earthquake was deep beneath continental crust.
Update Sun 30 Sep 18:22
Drumplot MARAVILLAS station (Nevado del Huila volcano) (INGEOMINAS)
Drumplot MARAVILLAS station (Nevado del Huila volcano) (INGEOMINAS)
VR2 seismic station plot (Nevado del Huila volcano) (INGEOMINAS)
VR2 seismic station plot (Nevado del Huila volcano) (INGEOMINAS)
The quake left a strong seismic signal visible for instance on the monitoring seismic instruments at nearby Nevado del Huila volcano:

Major mag. 7.3 earthquake - 9km WNW of San Agustin, Colombia on Sunday, 30 September 2012

Major mag. 7.3 earthquake  - 9km WNW of San Agustin, Colombia on Sunday, 30 September 2012
Date & time: Sunday, 30 September 2012 16:31 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sun, 30 Sep 2012 11:31 (America/Bogota)
Magnitude: 7.3
Depth: 168.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.916°N / 76.355°W (Colombia)
Nearest volcano: Sotará (12 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5.6*10^15 J (1562 GWh / 1.3*10^6 tons of TNT / 84 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 30 Sep 2012
Sun, 30 Sep 16:31 UTCM 7.2 / 163 km ColombiaGFZ
Sun, 30 Sep 16:31 UTCM 7.2 / 149 km COLOMBIAEMSC
Sun, 30 Sep 16:31 UTCM 6.0 / 166.4 kmLA VEGA-CAUCAINGEOMINAS
Sun, 30 Sep 16:30 UTCM 7.1 / 150.4 km EcuadorIGEPN
Sun, 30 Sep 16:31 UTCM 7.3 / 168 km ColombiaGeoAu

 

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