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Major mag. 7.3 earthquake - Panama-Colombia Border Region on Saturday, 13 July 1974

Major mag. 7.3 earthquake  - Panama-Colombia Border Region on Saturday, 13 July 1974
Date & time: Saturday, 13 July 1974 01:18 UTC
Magnitude: 7.3
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.747°N / 77.688°W (Panama)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) SE of Manené (pop: 300)
41 km (26 mi) SW of Unión Chocó (pop: 9,500)
51 km (31 mi) NE of El Coco (pop: 100)
111 km (69 mi) W of Chigorodó (pop: 48,400)
113 km (70 mi) SW of Turbo (pop: 50,500)
118 km (73 mi) W of Apartadó (pop: 86,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1015 joules (1562 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.3 x 106 tons of TNT or 84 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 13 Jul 01:18 UTCM 7.3 / 12 kmPanama-Colombia Border RegionUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.3 quake: Panama-Colombia Border Region, 13 Jul 1974 01:18

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (178 quakes):
  • 13 Jul 1976 09:24 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Jul 1976 06:21 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Jul 1976 06:08 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    56 km (35 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Jul 1976 03:59 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Jul 1976 01:26 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (38 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jul 1976 19:51 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    87 km (54 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jul 1976 15:04 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    79 km (49 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jul 1976 14:58 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    92 km (57 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jul 1976 14:43 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    89 km (55 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jul 1976 11:08 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jul 1976 10:45 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    72 km (45 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jul 1976 08:23 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    50 km (31 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jul 1976 06:24 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jul 1976 04:55 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (35 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jul 1976 04:37 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    50 km (31 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jul 1976 04:27 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    34 km (21.1 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Major mag. 7.3 earthquake - Panama-Colombia Border Region on Saturday, 13 July 1974
 

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