Mag. 3.1 earthquake - 19 km southwest of Cumbal, Nariño, Colombia, on 2020-10-10 11:33:47 -

Mag. 3.1 earthquake  - 19 km southwest of Cumbal, Nariño, Colombia, on 2020-10-10 11:33:47

Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 3 km depth

10 Oct 16:36 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 2 minutes.
10 Oct 16:48: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 3.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 3.0 km (from 3.1 to 1.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5 km (3.1 mi) towards SSE.
Date & time: 10 Oct 2020 16:33:47 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-10 11:33:47
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.81°N / 77.93°W (Cumbal, Narino, Colombia)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Negro de Mayasquer (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SW of Cumbal (Nariño) (pop: 7,530) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) W of Tulcan (Carchi, Ecuador) (pop: 86,500) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (16 mi) NNW of San Gabriel (Montufar, Carchi, Ecuador) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) WSW of Pupiales (Nariño) (pop: 6,760) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SW of Tuquerres (Túquerres, Nariño) (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NNE of Ibarra (Imbabura, Ecuador) (pop: 133,000) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) NNE of Atuntaqui (Antonio Ante, Imbabura, Ecuador) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) NNE of Otavalo (Imbabura, Ecuador) (pop: 32,300) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) WSW of Pasto (pop: 382,200) --> See nearby quakes!
601 km (374 mi) SW of Bogota (Bogota D.C.) (pop: 7,674,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 12.8°C (55 F), humidity: 65%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 3.13 kmEcuador - Carchi, A 24.16km De TulcanIGEPN
M 3.65 kmColombia-ecuador Border RegionEMSC

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Mag. 3.1 earthquake - 19 km southwest of Cumbal, Nariño, Colombia, on 2020-10-10 11:33:47
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