Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Colombia on Monday, 25 January 1999 at 18:19 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 17 km depth
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.461°N / 75.724°W (Colombia)
Nearest volcano: Machin (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) E of La Tebaida (pop: 27,100) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) SSW of Armenia (pop: 315,300) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) SW of Calarca (pop: 62,200) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) SSE of Montenegro (pop: 36,500) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NE of Caicedonia (pop: 32,400) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSE of Quimbaya (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) SSW of Circasia (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SE of Cartago (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) NE of Santiago de Cali (pop: 2,392,900) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) W of Bogota (pop: 7,674,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.1||17 km||Colombia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake Colombia 25 January 1999 18:19 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 25 Jan 1999 22:40 UTC| M 5.5 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|11 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Details