Magnitude 7.2 - NEAR THE WEST COAST OF COLOMBIA
2004 November 15 09:06:56 UTC
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|Depth||15 km (9.3 miles) set by location program|
|Region||NEAR THE WEST COAST OF COLOMBIA|
|Distances|| 100 km (60 miles) NNW of Buenaventura, Colombia|
145 km (90 miles) SW of Quibdo, Colombia
160 km (100 miles) WNW of Tulua, Colombia
380 km (235 miles) W of BOGOTA, Colombia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 3 km (1.9 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=332, Nph=332, Dmin=156.8 km, Rmss=0.72 sec, Gp= 65°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=T
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Two people seriously injured, four others slightly injured, at least 113 buildings destroyed and 190 damaged at Pizarro. Seven people injured and at least 67 houses destroyed or damaged at Buenaventura. One person injured and some buildings damaged at Cerrito. Buildings damaged at El Cairo, Jamundi and Restrepo. Some damage and power and telephone service interrupted at Cali. Power interrupted at Bogota. Felt at Armenia, Quibdo and in much of western and central Colombia.
Scientific & Technical Information
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NOAA Tsunami Bulletins for this Earthquake
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West Coast & Alaska Tsunami Warning Center
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General Tsunami Information
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