Very strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 266 km southeast of Panama City, on Thursday, 4 April 1991 at 03:22 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 4 Apr 1991 03:22:57 UTC
Depth: 32.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.017°N / 78.153°W (North Pacific Ocean, Panama)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) WSW of Jurado (Colombia) (pop: 2,350) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSW of El Mamey (pop: 24) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) S of Jaqué (pop: 1,470) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (166 mi) SE of Panama City (pop: 408,200) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) SSE of Juan Diaz (pop: 100,600) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (167 mi) SSE of Pedregal (pop: 51,600) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) SSE of San Miguelito (pop: 321,500) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) SE of Arraijan (pop: 76,800) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (170 mi) SE of La Chorrera (pop: 61,200) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) SE of Las Cumbres (pop: 69,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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