Magnitude 6.8 - NEAR THE WEST COAST OF COLOMBIA

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2007 September 10 01:49:11 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.8
Date-Time
Location 2.945°N, 78.069°W
Depth10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
RegionNEAR THE WEST COAST OF COLOMBIA
Distances150 km (95 miles) SW of Buenaventura, Colombia
155 km (95 miles) NE of Tumaco, Colombia
165 km (105 miles) WNW of Popayan, Colombia
475 km (295 miles) WSW of BOGOTA, Colombia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 6.5 km (4.0 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=170, Nph=170, Dmin=302 km, Rmss=1.22 sec, Gp=126°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2007hcah
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  • The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred NEAR THE WEST COAST OF COLOMBIA, about 150 km (95 miles) NNE of Tumaco or 480 km (295 miles) WSW of Bogota at 7:49 PM MDT, Sep 9, 2007 (8:49 PM local time in Colombia). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available.

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