Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 249 km west of Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia, on 2020-02-29 05:18:59 -
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Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 21 km depth
Date & time: 29 Feb 2020 11:18:59 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-02-29 05:18:59
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.777°N / 77.764°W (North Pacific Ocean, Colombia)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) W of Nuqui (pop: 2,740) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SW of Bahia Solano (pop: 3,080) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) W of Quibdo (pop: 75,100) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) NNW of Buenaventura (pop: 240,400) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) WSW of Medellin (pop: 2,000,000) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) WNW of Pereira (pop: 440,100) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) WNW of Manizales (pop: 357,800) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) WNW of Armenia (pop: 315,300) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) NNW of Santiago de Cali (pop: 2,392,900) --> See nearby quakes!
428 km (266 mi) WNW of Santafe de Bogota (pop: 7,674,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.2||21 km||296 Km al sur de La Palma, Panamá (Colombia)||INETER|
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