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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - 16km ESE of Tangua, Colombia on Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 16km ESE of Tangua, Colombia on Tuesday, 12 June 2018
12 Jun 10:22 UTC: First to report: USGS after 47 minutes.
Date & time: Tuesday, 12 June 2018 09:35 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2018-06-12 04:35:26 -05:00
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.0317°N / 77.2585°W (Colombia)
Nearest volcano: Galeras (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (13 mi) S of Pasto (pop: 382,200)
37 km (23 mi) SE of Sandoná (pop: 10,400)
41 km (25 mi) E of Túquerres (pop: 20,200)
42 km (26 mi) SW of Sibundoy (pop: 9,500)
172 km (107 mi) SW of Popayán (pop: 258,700)
199 km (124 mi) NE of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2018-06-12 04:35:26 -05:00 (12 Jun 09:35:26 UTC)M 4.9 / 10 km- 16km ESE of Tangua, ColombiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (10)

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Volcán galeras (20.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
22 km N of epicenter [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX) (reported through our app)
20.9 km N of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
21.8 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
San Juan de Pasto (20.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Muy fuerte . Hora:4:35 am nos despertó la sacudida y luego una segunda réplica demasiado fuerte tambien, se registran 80 replicas menores. Temblor de origen VOLCÁNICO. SL SUR DE COLOMBIA. VOLCAN GALERAS, PASTO, NARIÑO.
Volcán GALERAS (public domain)Casas destruidas (public domain)Carreteras averiadas (public domain)IMG-201806... .jpg (public domain)
19.9 km N of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Lucía Erazo, Pasto Nariño Colombia (21.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I am aterrada. Fué a las 4.30 horas. Many things fell like paintings and ornaments and there are houses and buildings cracked (reported through our app)
19.9 km N of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Pasto, Nariño (19.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
20.1 km N of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)

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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - 16km ESE of Tangua, Colombia on Tuesday, 12 June 2018

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