Major magnitude 6.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 45 km north of La Libertad, Provincia del Guayas, Ecuador, on Monday, October 2, 1933 at 15:29 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.834°S / 80.846°W↗ (South Pacific Ocean, Ecuador)
Antipode: 1.834°N / 99.154°E↗
Nearest volcano: Chimborazo (230 km / 143 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) N of Santa Elena (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NNE of Salinas (pop: 43,900) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) N of La Libertad (pop: 75,900) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) SSW of Jipijapa (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) W of Pedro Carbo (pop: 23,400) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) S of Manta (pop: 183,200) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) W of El Triunfo (Cantón Daule) (pop: 32,300) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) WNW of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) SW of San Francisco de Quito (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.7||15 km||near the coast of Ecuador||USGS|
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