Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 138 km northwest of Tumaco, Narino, Colombia, on Friday, 7 January 1994 at 07:19 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 26 km depth
Date & time: 7 Jan 1994 07:19:25 UTC
Depth: 25.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.541°N / 79.786°W (North Pacific Ocean, Colombia)
Nearby towns and cities:
128 km (80 mi) WNW of Francisco Pizarro (pop: 6,110) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) NW of Tumaco (pop: 86,700) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) W of El Charco (pop: 28,700) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) WNW of Tuquerres (Túquerres) (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) WNW of Pasto (pop: 382,200) --> See nearby quakes!
339 km (210 mi) NNW of San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (211 mi) WSW of Buenaventura (pop: 240,400) --> See nearby quakes!
353 km (219 mi) W of Popayan (pop: 258,700) --> See nearby quakes!
376 km (234 mi) WSW of Santiago de Cali (pop: 2,392,900) --> See nearby quakes!
674 km (419 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||26 km||south of Panama (Colombia)||USGS|
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