Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 60 km northwest of Tumaco, Narino, Colombia, on Monday, 30 July 1984 at 04:27 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 19 km depth
Date & time: 30 Jul 1984 04:27:25 UTC
Depth: 19.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.295°N / 78.997°W (North Pacific Ocean, Colombia)
Nearest volcano: Cumbal (195 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) NW of Francisco Pizarro (pop: 6,110) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) NNW of Tumaco (pop: 86,700) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) W of La Tola (pop: 3,770) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) WSW of El Charco (pop: 28,700) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) WNW of Pasto (pop: 382,200) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (165 mi) W of Popayan (pop: 258,700) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) N of San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) WSW of Santiago de Cali (pop: 2,392,900) --> See nearby quakes!
435 km (270 mi) NNW of Puyo (Pastaza, Ecuador) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
603 km (375 mi) WSW of Santafe de Bogota (pop: 7,674,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.2||19 km||near the west coast of Colombia||USGS|
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