Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 97 km west of Tumaco, Narino, Colombia, on Sunday, 11 April 1976 at 19:13 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 23 km depth
Date & time: 11 Apr 1976 19:13:42 UTC
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.927°N / 79.653°W (North Pacific Ocean, Colombia)
Nearest volcano: Pilavo (212 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (60 mi) W of Tumaco (pop: 86,700) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) N of Esmeraldas (Ecuador) (pop: 165,200) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) WSW of El Charco (pop: 28,700) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) WNW of Tuquerres (Túquerres) (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) NNW of San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) WNW of Pasto (pop: 382,200) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) W of Popayan (pop: 258,700) --> See nearby quakes!
386 km (240 mi) WSW of Santiago de Cali (pop: 2,392,900) --> See nearby quakes!
421 km (262 mi) NNW of Puyo (Pastaza, Ecuador) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
687 km (427 mi) WSW of Santafe de Bogota (pop: 7,674,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||23 km||near the coast of Ecuador (Colombia)||USGS|
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