Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 76 km northwest of El Charco, Narino, Colombia, on Sunday, 6 January 1980 at 04:00 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 6 Jan 1980 04:00:13 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.776°N / 78.725°W (North Pacific Ocean, Colombia)
Nearest volcano: Azufral (221 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
73 km (45 mi) NW of La Tola (pop: 3,770) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) N of Francisco Pizarro (pop: 6,110) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) WNW of El Charco (pop: 28,700) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WNW of Iscuandé (pop: 4,880) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) WNW of Guapi (Guapí) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) N of Tumaco (pop: 86,700) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) NW of Pasto (pop: 382,200) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) W of Popayan (pop: 258,700) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 mi) WSW of Santiago de Cali (pop: 2,392,900) --> See nearby quakes!
554 km (344 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 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.6||33 km||near the west coast of Colombia||USGS|
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