Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
2-18 Nov 2019: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
17-21 Nov 2019: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
17-30 Nov 2019: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
9-17 May 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation (PayPal).

Online cc payment
Thank you!
Random pictures

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Friday, 30 June 2017

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - Near Coast of Ecuador on Friday, 30 June 2017
Date & time: Friday, 30 June 2017 22:29 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.28°S / 80.32°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (170 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4.5*10^13 J (12.4 GWh / 10676 tons of TNT / 0.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- thank you.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 30 Jun 2017
Fri, 30 Jun 22:29 UTCM 6.0 / 6 km- 31km NNW of Bahia de Caraquez, EcuadorUSGS
Fri, 30 Jun 22:29 UTCM 6.0 / 40 kmNEAR COAST OF ECUADOREMSC
Fri, 30 Jun 22:29 UTCM 6.0 / 15 kmNear Coast of EcuadorGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Mirador San Jose / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was inside sitting in a chair and felt it shaking. The house rattled and light fixtures swayed. Lasted several seconds. But friends outside at the time and others driving in a car felt nothing.
Bahia (37.5 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Fuerte sacudida (via app)
Guayaquil (218.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(213.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Cue (326.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Gentle shake of the apartment, creaking sounds from the buildi g (via app)
Guayaquil Ecuador (221.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(128.6 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Quito / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Quevedo, UTEQ (124.1 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Se movio fuerte (via app)
quito / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cuenca, ecuador (326.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Quito downtown Shyris y Suecia (204.8 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): At the 10th floor of a building it was a good experience (via app)
puyo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Moderate shaking (204.9 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Bogotá (Colombia) (910 km NE from epicenter)(no details): My chair moved a bit. I'm in a 7th floor (via EMSC)
Samborondón (Ecuador) (219 km S from epicenter)(no details): Oscillatory movement (via EMSC)
Samborondón (Ecuador) (212 km S from epicenter)(no details): Largely felt (via EMSC)
Cuenca (Ecuador) (331 km SE from epicenter)(no details): 8 seconds of mild shaking on the 6th floor of our apartment. Cuenca (via EMSC)
Samborondón (Ecuador) (219 km S from epicenter)(no details): Algo fuerte pero corta duración. (via EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador) (213 km S from epicenter)(no details): No lo senti, me lo comentaron (via EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador) (211 km E from epicenter)(no details): Largo, se sintió en pisos altos en Quito... (via EMSC)
Puerto Cayo (Ecuador) (130 km S from epicenter)(no details): I was in a rolling office chair and it started rolling by itself with me in it (via EMSC)
Puerto Cayo (Ecuador) (130 km S from epicenter)(no details): Rolling for a bit (via EMSC)

 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.