Magnitude 7.2 - NEAR THE WEST COAST OF COLOMBIA

2004 November 15 09:06:56 UTC

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Magnitude7.2
Date-Time
Location 4.679°N, 77.511°W
Depth15 km (9.3 miles) set by location program
RegionNEAR 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 Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 3 km (1.9 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=332, Nph=332, Dmin=156.8 km, Rmss=0.72 sec, Gp= 65°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=T
Source
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Event IDusqwat
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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.

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