Moderate 4.2 quake hits near Macas, Cantón Morona, Provincia de Morona-Santiago, Ecuador
Fri, 11 Jun 2021, 07:5507:55 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
A very shallow magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported early morning near Macas, Cantón Morona, Provincia de Morona-Santiago, Ecuador.
4.2 quake 11 Jun 2:46 am (GMT -5)
According to the Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito (IGEPN), the quake hit on Friday 11 June 2021 at 2:46 am local time at a very shallow depth of 5 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.3.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Sucua (pop. 7,400) located 50 km from the epicenter, Macas (pop. 23,700) 63 km away, Gualaceo (pop. 17,100) 90 km away, Santiago (pop. 4,600) 91 km away, and Azogues (pop. 34,900) 99 km away.
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Date & time: 11 Jun 2021 2:46 am (GMT -5) local time (11 Jun 2021 07:46 GMT)
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.87°S / 77.96°W (Logroño, Provincia de Morona-Santiago, Ecuador)
Primary data source: IGEPN
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