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M7.0 earthquake - 5km NE of Yacuanquer, Colombia, Saturday, 9 February 2013 at 14:16 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - 5km NNE of Yacuanquer, Colombia on Saturday, 9 February 2013

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake  - 5km NNE of Yacuanquer, Colombia on Saturday, 9 February 2013
Date & time: Saturday, 9 February 2013 14:16 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 9 Feb 2013 09:16 (America/Bogota)
Magnitude: 6.9
Depth: 153.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.1665°N / 77.3837°W (Colombia)
Nearest volcano: Galeras (15 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4*10^15 J (392 GWh / 3.4*10^5 tons of TNT / 21.1 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 9 Feb 2013
Sat, 9 Feb 14:16 UTCM 7.0 / 136 km COLOMBIAEMSC
Sat, 9 Feb 14:16 UTCM 6.9 / 124 km ColombiaGFZ
Sat, 9 Feb 14:16 UTCM 6.9 / 154 km ColombiaGeoAu
Sat, 9 Feb 14:16 UTCM 6.9 / 186 kmOSPINA-NARINOINGEOMINAS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Atakames, Ecuador / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sat eating breakfast. Ground shaking gently for about a minute. Vehicles rocking back & forth. Caused some panic among locals. No harm done
quito / MMI IV (Light shaking): on 7th floor - rocking sensation, like movement of a boat. several minutes long - long enough to take cover for a while, then look for shoes and keys and walk down several flights of stairs.
Cali / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Quito, Ecuador / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cali Colombia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
quito ecuador / MMI V (Moderate shaking): building swayed.on 6th floor. chandliers moved back and screen almost fell over. felt like being in aship in rough weather.
El Chaco (Ecuador) (171 km S from epicenter)(no details): Nuestra cama y ropa colgada movía por como cinco segundos. El gato se levantó asustado. (via EMSC)
Bogota (Colombia) (530 km NE from epicenter)(no details): No se sintió nada... (via EMSC)
Medellin (Colombia) (597 km N from epicenter)(no details): temblor leve en mi ciudad, cerca del epicentro mucho panico. (via EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador) (464 km SW from epicenter)(no details): The duration was around 10 seconds. The water in the road gutters continued to sway some time after the tremor (via EMSC)
Samborondon (Ecuador) (444 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Se pudo observar que la casa se movía- como era la más alarmante y lo más crítico era a lo que me percataba y lo que más observaba. Además, la piscina demostraba el efecto de la onda pues se veía aún con lluvia el fuerte efecto del temblor. Los animales continuaron nerviosos después del terromoto ya que estaban enjaulados. Una persona que vive conmigo, sintió el efecto tempranamente, pues cocinaba y sintió el movimiento de los vinos y más aún de las ollas. (via EMSC)
Bahia de Caraquez (Ecuador) (390 km SW from epicenter)(no details): it was about 20 sec long with an after shake of 10 sec. but mild compare to the first one (via EMSC)
Quito Canton (Ecuador) (196 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I was waken up due to the earthquake. The electricity cable moved a lot (via EMSC)
Quito Canton (Ecuador) (196 km SW from epicenter)(no details): fue bastante prolongado (via EMSC)
Cumbayá (Ecuador) (189 km SW from epicenter)(no details): The effect was like being on a boat with gentle wave action. It went on for about 60 seconds (via EMSC)
Cotacachi (Ecuador) (135 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It was fairly long maybe 45 seconds. I was in an old Spanish building and it had considerable movement. (via EMSC)


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