Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 118 km northwest of Tumaco, Narino, Colombia, on Tuesday, 24 December 1935 at 12:24 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 118 km northwest of Tumaco, Narino, Colombia, on Tuesday, 24 December 1935 at 12:24 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 25 km depth

Date & time: 24 Dec 1935 12:24:12 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Profondeur: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.614°N / 79.464°W (Océan Pacifique Nord, Colombie)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km NO de Francisco Pizarro (pop: 6,110) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
118 km NO de Tumaco (pop: 86,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
151 km O de El Charco (pop: 28,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
288 km ONO de Pasto (pop: 382,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
305 km OSO de Buenaventura (pop: 240,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
333 km NNO de San Francisco de Quito (Équateur) (pop: 1,399,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
339 km OSO de Cali (pop: 2,392,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
366 km OSO de Palmira (pop: 248,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
380 km OSO de Guadalajara de Buga (pop: 118,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
637 km OSO de Bogota (pop: 7,674,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.225 kmsouth of Panama (Colombia)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake North Pacific Ocean, 118 km northwest of Tumaco, Narino, Colombia, 24 December 1935 12:24 GMT

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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 118 km northwest of Tumaco, Narino, Colombia, on Tuesday, 24 December 1935 at 12:24 (GMT)
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Profondeur
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 31 Jan 1906 15:36
    | 8.8 |
    20km / 12.4mi
    |
    il y a 115 ans
    |
    185km / 115mi
    | 1906 Ecuador-Colombia Earthquake

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