Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near the West Coast of Colombia on Wednesday, 5 November 2003 at 00:58 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Near the West Coast of Colombia on Wednesday, 5 November 2003 at 00:58 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 5 Nov 2003 00:58:51 UTC
Magnitude: 6
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.973°N / 77.77°W (Colombia)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) W of Pizarro (Bajo Baudó) (pop: 6,170) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NNW of Santa Genoveva de Docordo (pop: 1,450) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SSW of Nuqui (pop: 2,740) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NW of Buenaventura (pop: 240,400) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) WSW of Quibdo (pop: 75,100) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) WNW of Tulua (pop: 165,500) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) NW of Guadalajara de Buga (pop: 118,000) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) W of Cartago (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) NW of Santiago de Cali (pop: 2,392,900) --> See nearby quakes!
411 km (255 mi) W of Bogota (pop: 7,674,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.033 kmnear the west coast of ColombiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Near the West Coast of Colombia 5 November 2003 00:58 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 06 Mar 2004 06:06 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    27.9 km (17.3 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Feb 2004 17:16 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    54.1 km (33.6 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near the West Coast of Colombia on Wednesday, 5 November 2003 at 00:58 (GMT)
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