Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Colombia on Saturday, 19 August 1995 at 21:43 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 120 km depth
Depth: 119.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.139°N / 75.577°W (Colombia)
Nearest volcano: Romeral (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) WSW of Neira (pop: 11,800) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NW of Manizales (pop: 357,800) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) NW of Villamaria (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) N of Chinchina (pop: 68,500) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) N of Santa Rosa de Cabal (pop: 57,900) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NNE of Dosquebradas (pop: 179,600) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NNE of Dos Quebradas (pop: 179,600) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NNE of Pereira (pop: 440,100) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) S of Medellin (pop: 2,000,000) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) WNW of Bogota (pop: 7,674,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.6||120 km||Colombia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.6 quake Colombia 19 August 1995 21:43 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 02 Oct 1995 00:10 UTC| M 3.9 |191.3 km (118.9 mi) depth|119 km (74 mi) distance| USGS | Details