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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 50 km east of Puyo, Canton Pastaza, Provincia del Pastaza, Ecuador, on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 15:38 GMT

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 50 km east of Puyo, Canton Pastaza, Provincia del Pastaza, Ecuador, on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 15:38 GMT Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 50 km east of Puyo, Canton Pastaza, Provincia del Pastaza, Ecuador, on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 15:38 GMT

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 169 km depth

24 Jun 15:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Jun 24 15:50: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 174.0 to 169.0 km.
Jun 24 15:51: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 169.0 to 165.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 165.0 to 167.0 km.
Jun 24 15:59: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 167.0 to 169.0 km.
Date & time: Jun 24, 2020 15:38:34 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 169.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.58°S / 77.56°W (Canton Pastaza, Provincia del Pastaza, Ecuador)
Antipode: 1.58°N / 102.44°E
Nearest volcano: Tungurahua (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) ENE of Metzera (Palora, Morona-Santiago) (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ESE of Puyo (Pastaza, Provincia de Pastaza) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) SSE of Archidona (Napo) (pop: 7,310) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Banos (Cantón Baños, Tungurahua) (pop: 9,500) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) E of Riobamba (Chimborazo) (pop: 124,500) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) ESE of Ambato (Provincia de Tungurahua) (pop: 154,400) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (85 mi) ESE of Latacunga (Cotopaxi) (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) SSW of Puerto Francisco de Orellana (pop: 48,100) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) SE of Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (166 mi) ENE of Guayaquil (Guayas) (pop: 1,952,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.1169 kmEcuadorEMSC
5.1181 kmEcuadorGeoAu
5.1174 km51 km ENE of Palora, EcuadorUSGS

User reports for this quake (7)

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Ghana Accra Adenta / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It only happened for a few seconds  
mckinleyville / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cariamanga (Ecuador, 376 km SW of epicenter) : Suave (reported through EMSC)  
28 de Mayo (Ecuador, 275 km SW of epicenter) : Felt from 3rd story apartment while sitting still. (reported through EMSC)  
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 271 km W of epicenter) : Leve movimiento (reported through EMSC)  
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 268 km W of epicenter) : Se sintió leve en Guayaquil (reported through EMSC)  
Cuenca (Ecuador, 217 km SW of epicenter) : Suave en cuenca (reported through EMSC)  
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