Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Riosucio, 22 km northeast of Jurado, Departamento del Choco, Colombia, on Sunday, 6 July 1924 at 14:18 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 20 km depth
Date & time: 6 Jul 1924 14:18:51 UTC
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.224°N / 77.601°W (Riosucio, Departamento del Choco, Colombia)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) NE of Jurado (Chocó) (pop: 2,350) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) WSW of Riosucio (Chocó) (pop: 7,160) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WSW of Chigorodo (Antioquia) (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) WSW of Carepa (Antioquia) (pop: 20,600) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SW of Apartado (Antioquia) (pop: 86,400) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) SW of Turbo (Antioquia) (pop: 50,500) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) NNW of Quibdo (Chocó) (pop: 75,100) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) WNW of Medellin (Antioquia) (pop: 2,000,000) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (179 mi) SE of Panama City (Panamá, Panama) (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
486 km (302 mi) NW of Santafe de Bogota (Bogota D.C.) (pop: 7,674,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.4||20 km||Panama-Colombia border region||USGS|
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