Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 145 km northwest of Tumaco, Narino, Colombia, on Sunday, 6 June 1993 at 02:10 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 6 Jun 1993 02:10:35 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.646°N / 79.778°W (North Pacific Ocean, Colombia)
Nearby towns and cities:
132 km (82 mi) WNW of Francisco Pizarro (pop: 6,110) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) NW of Tumaco (pop: 86,700) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) W of El Charco (pop: 28,700) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) WNW of Pasto (pop: 382,200) --> See nearby quakes!
334 km (208 mi) WSW of Buenaventura (pop: 240,400) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) NNW of San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (219 mi) W of Popayan (pop: 258,700) --> See nearby quakes!
372 km (231 mi) WSW of Santiago de Cali (pop: 2,392,900) --> See nearby quakes!
398 km (248 mi) WSW of Palmira (pop: 248,000) --> See nearby quakes!
669 km (416 mi) WSW of Santafe de Bogota (pop: 7,674,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.3||10 km||south of Panama (Colombia)||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 30 Jul 1993 09:10 UTC| M 4.7 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|12 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 30 Jul 1993 06:20 UTC| M 4.4 |19.1 km (11.9 mi) depth|18 km (11 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 09 Jun 1993 07:46 UTC| M 4.6 |27.5 km (17.1 mi) depth|23 km (14 mi) distance| USGS | Details