Weak mag. 3.5 earthquake - 8.8 km southwest of Balzar, Provincia del Guayas, Ecuador, on 2020-01-21 01:48:05 -
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Weak magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 56 km depth
21 Jan 06:54 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 21 Jan 2020 06:48:05 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-21 01:48:05
Depth: 56.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.43°S / 79.95°W (Canton Balzar, Provincia del Guayas, Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Chimborazo (126 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) SW of Balzar (Guayas) (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NNE of Colimes (Guayas) (pop: 9,380) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WNW of Vinces (Los Ríos) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SW of Velasco Ibarra (Guayas) (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) N of El Triunfo (Cantón Daule, Guayas) (pop: 32,300) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) SW of Quevedo (Los Ríos) (pop: 119,400) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) N of Duran (Guayas) (pop: 167,800) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) N of Guayaquil (Guayas) (pop: 1,952,000) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) NNW of San Francisco de Milagro (Guayas) (pop: 133,500) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) SW of San Francisco de Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.5||56 km||Ecuador - Guayas, a 8.92km de Balzar||IGEPN|
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