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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Peru-Ecuador Border Region on Wednesday, 20 March 2019

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.5 quake: Peru-Ecuador Border Region on Fri, 22 Feb 10h17, which had occurred 4 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Peru-Ecuador Border Region on Wednesday, 20 March 2019
Date & time: Wednesday, 20 March 2019 16:23 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.77°S / 77.27°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Sangay (147 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2*10^12 J (554 MWh / 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Wed, 20 Mar 16:23 UTCM 5.1 / 40 kmPeru-ecuador Border RegionEMSC
Wed, 20 Mar 16:23 UTCM 5.1 / 52.6 kmPeru-Ecuador Border RegionGeoAu
Wed, 20 Mar 16:23 UTCM 5.1 / 39.5 km97km ESE of Sucua, EcuadorUSGS
Wed, 20 Mar 16:23 UTCM 5.6 / 40 kmPeru-Ecuador Border Region, a 100.17km de SucuaIGEPN

"I felt it" reports:
(307.6 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Window pane motion Felt like a truck nearby
Quito (324.9 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Strong shaking jolt....followed by slight rolling... (via app)
Quito / MMI IV (Light shaking): Brief, building was creaking, shaking
(318.6 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
guayaquil / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Tena, Ecuador / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Puyo / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Oldbury / MMI IX (Violent shaking): This was bad
Makuma Lat: -2.15, Long: -77.69 / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shaking for just a couple seconds, then hard shaking for a few more. The shaking then continued for another 15 seconds. Some things in the kitchen tipped over.
(302.6 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
cuenca / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cuenca, Ecuador (197.3 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Guayaquil (298.7 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Tena, Ecuador / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tena, Ecuador (205.7 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tena, Ecuador (212.2 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shaking for 3 or 4 seconds. Lamps swayed but mainly felt through the wooden floor boards.
(197 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(205 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Quito, Ecuador (314.6 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt a little shaking. Curtains were moving. (via app)
Paute, Azuay province, Ecuador (150 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Moderate shaking but very brief
Guayaquil (306.9 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(318.2 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Shell (Ecuador) (163 km NW from epicenter)(no details): J’ai ressentie le tremblement (via EMSC)
Cuenca (Ecuador) (176 km W from epicenter)(no details): Kevin Pfeiffer, you just missed a little one...lol (via EMSC)

 

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