Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Colombia on Tuesday, 3 April 1973 at 13:54 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 158 km depth
Depth: 158.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.691°N / 75.628°W (Colombia)
Nearest volcano: Santa Rosa (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) N of Circasia (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSE of Pereira (pop: 440,100) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) ENE of Quimbaya (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) SSE of Dosquebradas (pop: 179,600) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) SSE of Dos Quebradas (pop: 179,600) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) N of Calarca (pop: 62,200) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NNE of Armenia (pop: 315,300) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) S of Santa Rosa de Cabal (pop: 57,900) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) NE of Santiago de Cali (pop: 2,392,900) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) W of Bogota (pop: 7,674,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.2||158 km||Colombia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake Colombia 3 April 1973 13:54 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 24 Apr 1973 18:42 UTC| M 5.5 |118 km (73.3 mi) depth|56 km (35 mi) distance| USGS | Details