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6.9 Earthquake Reported in Colombia

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posted on Feb, 9 2013 @ 09:26 AM
Yep another big one. Luckily there are no reported injuries as of yet...

Event Time

2013-02-09 14:16:06 UTC
2013-02-09 09:16:06 UTC-05:00 at epicenter
2013-02-09 09:16:06 UTC-05:00 system time


1.143°N 77.362°W depth=129.3km (80.3mi)
Nearby Cities

5km (3mi) NE of Yacuanquer, Colombia
11km (7mi) SW of Pasto, Colombia
20km (12mi) SE of Sandona, Colombia
29km (18mi) E of Tuquerres, Colombia
199km (124mi) NE of Quito, Ecuador

I found another reported quake near same area in September 2012:

edit on 10/2/2013 by ArMaP because: Title corrected to refer to the right place.

posted on Feb, 9 2013 @ 09:43 AM
Very deep quake. Shouldn't do much of anything.

It's quake season!

posted on Feb, 9 2013 @ 02:31 PM
The quakes are increasing in magnitude the past year or so.
This one was downgraded from 7.0


Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude 7.0
9 Feb 2013 14:16:06 UTC
9 Feb 2013 09:16:06 near epicenter
9 Feb 2013 06:16:06 standard time in your timezone
Location 1.143N 77.362W
Depth 129 km
11 km (7 miles) SW (235 degrees) of Pasto, Colombia
168 km (104 miles) SSW (210 degrees) of Popayan, Colombia
173 km (108 miles) ESE (116 degrees) of Tumaco, Colombia
199 km (123 miles) NE (40 degrees) of QUITO, Ecuador
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 14.6 km; Vertical 8.6 km
Parameters Nph = 499; Dmin = 157.1 km; Rmss = 0.90 seconds; Gp = 50°
Version = 8
Event ID us c000f4ij
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