Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 147 km northwest of Tumaco, Narino, Colombia, on Friday, 23 October 1992 at 04:52 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 23 Oct 1992 04:52:43 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.545°N / 79.879°W (North Pacific Ocean, Colombia)
Nearby towns and cities:
138 km (86 mi) WNW of Francisco Pizarro (pop: 6,110) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NW of Tumaco (pop: 86,700) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) W of El Charco (pop: 28,700) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) WNW of Tuquerres (Túquerres) (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
325 km (202 mi) WNW of Pasto (pop: 382,200) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) NNW of San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) WSW of Buenaventura (pop: 240,400) --> See nearby quakes!
363 km (226 mi) W of Popayan (pop: 258,700) --> See nearby quakes!
386 km (240 mi) WSW of Santiago de Cali (pop: 2,392,900) --> See nearby quakes!
683 km (425 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||10 km||south of Panama (Colombia)||USGS|
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