Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 76 km north of Tumaco, Narino, Colombia, on Tuesday, 24 June 1980 at 00:15 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 43 km depth
Date & time: 24 Jun 1980 00:15:53 UTC
Depth: 43.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.471°N / 78.813°W (North Pacific Ocean, Colombia)
Nearest volcano: Azufral (199 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) NNW of Francisco Pizarro (pop: 6,110) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) W of La Tola (pop: 3,770) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) N of Tumaco (pop: 86,700) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) W of El Charco (pop: 28,700) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) W of Iscuandé (pop: 4,880) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) NW of Pasto (pop: 382,200) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) W of Popayan (pop: 258,700) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (172 mi) WSW of Santiago de Cali (pop: 2,392,900) --> See nearby quakes!
302 km (188 mi) N of San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
577 km (358 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||43 km||near the west coast of Colombia||USGS|
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