Past earthquakes near Atacazo volcano: 2020 - list, stats and interactive map

Updated Jan 27, 2022 14:50 GMT -
During 2020, Atacazo volcano was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 4.5, 9 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 3 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.
Biggest quake: 4.5 quake 34 km south of Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador, 2020-10-27 06:59:20
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Sunday, November 29, 2020 07:07 GMT (1 earthquake)
Nov 29, 2020 2:07 am (GMT -5) (Nov 29, 2020 07:07 GMT)
2.7

3 km
38 km (24 mi)Metropolitan District of Quito, 1.3 km northeast of Hacienda Tajamar, Provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador 6 reportsMoreMap
Friday, October 30, 2020 06:16 GMT (1 earthquake)
Oct 30, 2020 1:16 am (GMT -5) (Oct 30, 2020 06:16 GMT)
3.0

9 km
24 km (15 mi)8.9 km ESE of Machachi, Ecuador 2 reportsMoreMap
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 12:02 GMT (2 earthquakes)
2020-10-27 07:02:04 (Oct 27, 2020 12:02 GMT)
3.5

6 km
26 km (16 mi)34 km south of Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador 20 reportsMoreMap
2020-10-27 06:59:20 (Oct 27, 2020 11:59 GMT)
4.5

3 km
24 km (15 mi)34 km south of Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador 54 reportsMoreMap
Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:48 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-10-25 06:48:38 (Oct 25, 2020 11:48 GMT)
2.9

1 km
106 km (66 mi)Canton Chaco, Provincia de Napo, 76 km west of Puerto Francisco de Orellana (Provincia de Francisco de Orellana), Ecuador MoreMap
Sunday, October 4, 2020 19:34 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-10-04 14:34:09 (Oct 4, 2020 19:34 GMT)
3.5

5 km
123 km (76 mi)110 km east of Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador MoreMap
Monday, August 31, 2020 00:10 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-08-30 19:10:40 (Aug 31, 2020 00:10 GMT)
3.6

5 km
99 km (62 mi)86 km east of Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador MoreMap
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 01:14 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-08-17 20:14:42 (Aug 18, 2020 01:14 GMT)
3.6

2 km
82 km (51 mi)73 km east of Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador MoreMap
Friday, July 24, 2020 16:33 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-07-24 11:33:50 (Jul 24, 2020 16:33 GMT)
3.1

10 km
74 km (46 mi)Canton Quijos, Provincia de Napo, 71 km southeast of Quito, Ecuador 1 reportMoreMap
Thursday, June 25, 2020 02:42 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-06-24 21:42:45 (Jun 25, 2020 02:42 GMT)
3.5

5 km
115 km (71 mi)103 km east of Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador MoreMap
Friday, May 8, 2020 01:19 GMT (2 earthquakes)
2020-05-07 20:19:24 (May 8, 2020 01:19 GMT)
2.3

9 km
37 km (23 mi)21 km north of Quito, Provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador MoreMap
2020-03-08 09:12:19 (Mar 8, 2020 14:12 GMT)
3.0

5 km
40 km (25 mi)23 km northeast of Quito, Provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador 1 reportMoreMap
Monday, January 27, 2020 08:08 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-01-27 03:08:46 (Jan 27, 2020 08:08 GMT)
3.7
110 km (68 mi)97 km east of Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 4.5 x 1011 joules (125 megawatt hours, equivalent to 108 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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