Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 45 km south of Bahia Solano, Colombia, on Tuesday, 19 May 2020 7:19 am (GMT +0) -

Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 45 km south of Bahia Solano, Colombia, on Tuesday, 19 May 2020 7:19 am (GMT +0)

Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

19 May 07:27 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 19 May 2020 07:19:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 19 May 2020 7:19 am (GMT +0)
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.84°N / 77.51°W (North Pacific Ocean, Colombia)
Nearest volcano: Romeral (248 km / 154 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) WNW of Nuqui (pop: 2,740) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSW of Bahia Solano (pop: 3,080) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) WNW of Pie de Pato (pop: 3,240) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) W of Quibdo (pop: 75,100) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) N of Pizarro (Bajo Baudó) (pop: 6,170) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) WSW of Medellin (pop: 2,000,000) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 mi) WNW of Pereira (pop: 440,100) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) WNW of Manizales (pop: 357,800) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (179 mi) NNW of Santiago de Cali (pop: 2,392,900) --> See nearby quakes!
404 km (251 mi) WNW of Santafe de Bogota (pop: 7,674,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.110 kmNear West Coast of ColombiaGFZ
5.010 kmNear West Coast Of ColombiaEMSC
5.010 km31km WNW of Nuqui, ColombiaUSGS
5.017 kmNear West Coast of ColombiaGeoAu
5.234 km292 Km al sur de La Palma, Panamá (Colombia)INETER

User reports for this quake (3)

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471.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Medellin, Colombia (271.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My bed was shaked.  
Cauca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Surprised and amazed.  
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 13 Jun 2020 16:09 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    300 km (186.4 mi) depth
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details

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