Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 50 km northwest of Tumaco, Narino, Colombia, on Monday, 25 March 1991 at 23:51 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 41 km depth
Date & time: 25 Mar 1991 23:51:59 UTC
Depth: 41.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.135°N / 79.08°W (North Pacific Ocean, Colombia)
Nearest volcano: Cumbal (188 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) W of Francisco Pizarro (pop: 6,110) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NW of Tumaco (pop: 86,700) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NNW of San Lorenzo de Esmeraldas (San Lorenzo, Ecuador) (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) WSW of El Charco (pop: 28,700) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) WNW of Pasto (pop: 382,200) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) NNW of San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (172 mi) W of Popayan (pop: 258,700) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) SW of Buenaventura (pop: 240,400) --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 mi) WSW of Santiago de Cali (pop: 2,392,900) --> See nearby quakes!
619 km (385 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||41 km||south of Panama (Colombia)||USGS|
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