Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 104 km northeast of Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador, on 2020-03-30 04:09:05

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 104 km northeast of Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador, on 2020-03-30 04:09:05

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 149 km depth

30 Mar 09:12 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 3 minutes.
Mar 30 09:14: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 189.0 to 168.0 km.
Mar 30 09:54: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 168.0 to 149.0 km.
Date & time: Mar 30, 2020 09:09:05 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-03-30 04:09:05
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 149.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.39°N / 77.83°W (Canton Bolivar, Provincia del Carchi, Ecuador)
Antipode: 0.39°S / 102.17°E
Nearest volcano: Soche (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) E of Pimampiro (Imbabura) (pop: 7,410) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) S of San Gabriel (Montufar, Carchi) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) E of Atuntaqui (Antonio Ante, Imbabura) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SSW of Tulcan (Carchi) (pop: 86,500) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) ENE of Otavalo (Imbabura) (pop: 32,300) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) NE of Cayambe (Pichincha) (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) S of Cumbal (Nariño, Colombia) (pop: 7,530) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SSW of Tuquerres (Túquerres, Nariño, Colombia) (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) NE of San Francisco de Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas) (pop: 200,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.5149 kmEcuador - Carchi, a 22.36km de San GabrielIGEPN
5.2136 kmColombia-Ecuador Border RegionGFZ
5.6136 kmColombia-ecuador Border RegionEMSC
5.5138 kmColombia-Ecuador Border RegionGeoAu
5.2128 km34km ESE of Pimampiro, EcuadorUSGS
5.2126 km860 Km al sur de Las Tablas, Panamá (Ecuador)INETER

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Quito (Ecuador, 103 km SW of epicenter) : Se sintió leve en Quito (reported through EMSC)  
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