Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 145 km northwest of Tumaco, Narino, Colombia, on Saturday, 26 November 1994 at 04:48 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 26 Nov 1994 04:48:03 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.889°N / 79.494°W (North Pacific Ocean, Colombia)
Nearby towns and cities:
123 km (76 mi) NW of Francisco Pizarro (pop: 6,110) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) NNW of Tumaco (pop: 86,700) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) WNW of El Charco (pop: 28,700) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) WSW of Buenaventura (pop: 240,400) --> See nearby quakes!
309 km (192 mi) NW of Pasto (pop: 382,200) --> See nearby quakes!
324 km (201 mi) W of Popayan (pop: 258,700) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) W of Santiago de Cali (pop: 2,392,900) --> See nearby quakes!
363 km (226 mi) NNW of San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
455 km (283 mi) WNW of Florencia (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
630 km (392 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 (1 quakes):
- 27 Nov 1994 08:40 UTC| M 4.6 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|11 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Details