Mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 15 km south of Jurado, Juradó, Chocó, Colombia, on Tuesday, 24 Nov 2020 2:05 pm (GMT -5) -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 15 km south of Jurado, Juradó, Chocó, Colombia, on Tuesday, 24 Nov 2020 2:05 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

24 Nov 19:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
Update Tue, 24 Nov 2020, 19:15
Light 4.2 quake hits near Riosucio, Colombia
4.2 quake 24 Nov 2:05 pm (GMT -5)
4.2 quake 24 Nov 2:05 pm (GMT -5)
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake near Jurado was reported only 9 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter early afternoon on Tuesday 24 November 2020 at 2.05 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc. Weak shaking might have been felt in Jurado (pop. 2,400) located 15 km from the epicenter.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Riosucio (pop. 7,200) located 89 km from the epicenter, and Bahía Solano (pop. 3,100) 92 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 24 Nov 2020 19:05:39 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 24 Nov 2020 2:05 pm (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.97°N / 77.77°W (North Pacific Ocean, Colombia)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) S of Jurado (pop: 2,350) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SW of Riosucio (pop: 7,160) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NNW of Bahia Solano (pop: 3,080) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) WSW of Chigorodo (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SW of Carepa (pop: 20,600) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) SW of Apartado (pop: 86,400) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (105 mi) SW of Turbo (pop: 50,500) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) NW of Quibdo (pop: 75,100) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (159 mi) WNW of Medellin (pop: 2,000,000) --> See nearby quakes!
485 km (302 mi) WNW of Bogota (pop: 7,674,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 28°C (82 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 4 m/s (9 kts) from W
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 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 4.210 kmNEAR WEST COAST OF COLOMBIAEMSC
M 4.59 km154 Km Al Sur De La Palma, Panamá, ColombiaINETER

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Mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 15 km south of Jurado, Juradó, Chocó, Colombia, on Tuesday, 24 Nov 2020 2:05 pm (GMT -5)

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