Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 155 km northwest of Tumaco, Narino, Colombia, on Saturday, 3 February 1996 at 12:26 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 3 Feb 1996 12:26:49 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.717°N / 79.84°W (North Pacific Ocean, Colombia)
Nearby towns and cities:
142 km (88 mi) WNW of Francisco Pizarro (pop: 6,110) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (97 mi) NW of Tumaco (pop: 86,700) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) W of El Charco (pop: 28,700) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) WNW of Pasto (pop: 382,200) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) WSW of Buenaventura (pop: 240,400) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) NNW of San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (224 mi) W of Popayan (pop: 258,700) --> See nearby quakes!
377 km (234 mi) WSW of Santiago de Cali (pop: 2,392,900) --> See nearby quakes!
403 km (251 mi) WSW of Palmira (pop: 248,000) --> See nearby quakes!
673 km (418 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||33 km||south of Panama (Colombia)||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 03 Feb 1996 12:44 UTC| M 4.8 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|14 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Details