Terremoto leve mag. 3.7 - North Pacific Ocean, 68 km W of Tumaco, Narino, Colombia, Sunday, 21 Feb. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 3.7 - North Pacific Ocean, 68 km W of Tumaco, Narino, Colombia, Sunday, 21 Feb. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 3.7 at 9 km depth

21 Feb 19:58 UTC: Primero en informar: IGEPN después de 4 minutos.
21 Feb 20:54: Magnitud recalculada de 3.6 a 3.7. Profundidad recalculada de 5.0 a 9.0 km (de 3.1 a 5.6 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 63 km (39 mi) al NO.
Fecha & hora: 21 Feb 2021 19:54:36 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Sunday, 21 Feb 2021 14:54 (GMT -5)
Magnitud: 3.7
Profundidad: 9.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 1.88°N / 79.4°W (Océano Pacífico Norte, Colombia)
Volcán mas cercano: Cerro Negro de Mayasquer (198 km / 123 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km al O de Tumaco (pop: 86,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
79 km al OSO de Francisco Pizarro (pop: 6,110) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
84 km al NO de Limones (Eloy Alfaro, Ecuador) (pop: 11,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
91 km al NO de San Lorenzo de Esmeraldas (San Lorenzo, Ecuador) (pop: 20,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
106 km al NNE de Esmeraldas (Ecuador) (pop: 165,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
158 km al OSO de El Charco (pop: 28,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
247 km al ONO de Pasto (pop: 382,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
254 km al NNO de Quito (Ecuador) (pop: 1,399,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
364 km al OSO de Santiago de Cali (pop: 2,392,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
664 km al OSO de Bogotá (pop: 7,674,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 28.3°C (83 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from WNW
Fuente primaria de datos: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Energía liberada estimada: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
3.79 kmColombia-Ecuador Border Region, A 33.80km De San LorenzoIGEPN
3.65 kmCOLOMBIA-ECUADOR BORDER REGIONEMSC
4.09 km115 Km Al Norte De Esmeraldas, Ecuador, ColombiaINETER

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