Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 9.3 km southwest of Istmina, Chocó, Colombia, on 2020-09-28 16:59:45 -

Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 9.3 km southwest of Istmina, Chocó, Colombia, on 2020-09-28 16:59:45

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 45 km depth

29 Sep 02:56 UTC: First to report: INETER after 4 hours.
Date & time: 28 Sep 2020 22:59:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-28 16:59:45
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.109°N / 76.75°W (Istmina, Departamento del Choco, Colombia)
Nearest volcano: Romeral (154 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) SW of Istmina (Chocó) (pop: 13,800) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) S of El Canton de San Pablo (Chocó) (pop: 3,270) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SW of Tado (Tadó, Chocó) (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Lloro (Chocó) (pop: 2,650) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SW of Bagado (Chocó) (pop: 4,560) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SSE of Pie de Pato (Chocó) (pop: 3,240) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) S of Quibdo (Chocó) (pop: 75,100) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) WNW of La Virginia (Risaralda) (pop: 33,800) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) N of Santiago de Cali (Valle del Cauca) (pop: 2,392,900) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) W of Bogota (Bogota D.C.) (pop: 7,674,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.545 km181 Km Al Suroeste De Medellin, ColombiaINETER
M 4.678 km6 Km SSW of Istmina, ColombiaUSGS

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Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 9.3 km southwest of Istmina, Chocó, Colombia, on 2020-09-28 16:59:45
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