Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 72 km southwest of Bahia Solano, Colombia, on Friday, 11 Dec 2020 9:24 pm (GMT -5) -

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 72 km southwest of Bahia Solano, Colombia, on Friday, 11 Dec 2020 9:24 pm (GMT -5)

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

12 Dec 02:33 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Dec 2020 02:24:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 11 Dec 2020 9:24 pm (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.8°N / 77.89°W (North Pacific Ocean, Colombia)
Nearby towns and cities:
69 km (43 mi) W of Nuqui (pop: 2,740) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SW of Bahia Solano (pop: 3,080) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) W of Quibdo (pop: 75,100) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) NNW of Buenaventura (pop: 240,400) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) W of Medellin (pop: 2,000,000) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) WNW of Pereira (pop: 440,100) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) WNW of Manizales (pop: 357,800) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) WNW of Armenia (pop: 315,300) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (189 mi) NNW of Santiago de Cali (pop: 2,392,900) --> See nearby quakes!
442 km (275 mi) WNW of Santafe de Bogota (pop: 7,674,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 26.3°C (79 F), humidity: 87%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 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.
5.010 km- near the west coast of ColombiaGFZ
4.910 kmNear the West Coast of ColombiaUSGS
5.310 km264 Km Al Oeste De Medellin, ColombiaINETER

User reports for this quake (3)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Mede (259.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 5-10 s
/ not felt
Medellín / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
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