Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - 30 km north of San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador, on 2020-04-28 12:57:15 -
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Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 4 km depth
28 Apr 18:40 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 43 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-04-28 12:57:15
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.04°N / 78.51°W (Canton Quito, Provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Pululahua (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) N of San Francisco de Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SW of Otavalo (Imbabura) (pop: 32,300) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) W of Cayambe (Pichincha) (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) N of Sangolqui (Rumiðahui, Pichincha) (pop: 5,110) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SW of Atuntaqui (Antonio Ante, Imbabura) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) N of Machachi (Mejia, Pichincha) (pop: 25,700) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas) (pop: 200,400) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (61 mi) SW of San Gabriel (Montufar, Carchi) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) SW of Tulcan (Carchi) (pop: 86,500) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) N of Ambato (Tungurahua) (pop: 154,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.1||4 km||Ecuador - Pichincha, a 25.03km de Quito||IGEPN|
|2.1||4 km||Colombia-ecuador Border Region||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.1, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.