Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Nobol, 8.7 km southwest of El Triunfo, Ecuador, on Saturday, January 30, 1943 at 05:33 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 59 km depth
Depth: 58.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.987°S / 80.023°W↗ (Nobol, Provincia del Guayas, Ecuador)
Antipode: 1.987°N / 99.977°E↗
Nearest volcano: Chimborazo (146 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) SW of El Triunfo (Cantón Daule, Guayas) (pop: 32,300) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) NW of Guayaquil (Guayas) (pop: 1,952,000) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) NW of Duran (Guayas) (pop: 167,800) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SE of Pedro Carbo (Guayas) (pop: 23,400) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) W of Samborondon (Guayas) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) WNW of Yaguachi Nuevo (San Jacinto de Yaguachi, Guayas) (pop: 27,900) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) WNW of San Francisco de Milagro (Guayas) (pop: 133,500) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) WNW of Naranjito (Guayas) (pop: 34,200) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) S of Balzar (Guayas) (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) SW of San Francisco de Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.1||59 km||near the coast of Ecuador||USGS|
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