Mag. 4.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 141 km northwest of Tumaco, Narino, Colombia, on Tuesday, 12 Jan 2021 8:11 pm (GMT -5) -

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 141 km northwest of Tumaco, Narino, Colombia, on Tuesday, 12 Jan 2021 8:11 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

13 Jan 01:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 19 minutes.
Date & time: 13 Jan 2021 01:11:22 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 12 Jan 2021 8:11 pm (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.4845°N / 79.8572°W (North Pacific Ocean, Colombia)
Nearby towns and cities:
133 km (83 mi) WNW of Francisco Pizarro (pop: 6,110) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) WNW of Tumaco (pop: 86,700) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) N of Esmeraldas (Ecuador) (pop: 165,200) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) W of El Charco (pop: 28,700) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) WNW of Tuquerres (Túquerres) (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 mi) WNW of Pasto (pop: 382,200) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (218 mi) WSW of Buenaventura (pop: 240,400) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (224 mi) W of Popayan (pop: 258,700) --> See nearby quakes!
385 km (239 mi) WSW of Santiago de Cali (pop: 2,392,900) --> See nearby quakes!
683 km (425 mi) WSW of Bogota (pop: 7,674,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 26.7°C (80 F), humidity: 86%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from SW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 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 4.710 km141 Km WNW of Tumaco, ColombiaUSGS
M 4.712 kmSOUTH OF PANAMA, ColombiaEMSC
M 4.413 km168 Km Al Norte De Esmeraldas, Ecuador, ColombiaINETER
M 4.610 kmSouth of Panama, ColombiaGFZ

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Mag. 4.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 141 km northwest of Tumaco, Narino, Colombia, on Tuesday, 12 Jan 2021 8:11 pm (GMT -5)

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