Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 144 km northwest of El Charco, Narino, Colombia, on Tuesday, 10 February 1987 at 02:48 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 27 km depth
Date & time: 10 Feb 1987 02:48:57 UTC
Depth: 27.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.088°N / 79.254°W (North Pacific Ocean, Colombia)
Nearby towns and cities:
125 km (77 mi) NNW of Francisco Pizarro (pop: 6,110) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) WNW of El Charco (pop: 28,700) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NNW of Tumaco (pop: 86,700) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) WSW of Buenaventura (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) WSW of Buenaventura (pop: 240,400) --> See nearby quakes!
302 km (188 mi) WNW of Popayan (pop: 258,700) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) NW of Pasto (pop: 382,200) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) W of Santiago de Cali (pop: 2,392,900) --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 mi) NNW of San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
598 km (372 mi) WSW of Santafe de Bogota (pop: 7,674,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||27 km||south of Panama (Colombia)||USGS|
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