Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Near the Coast of Ecuador on Sunday, 27 March 2005 at 08:03 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 18 km depth
Depth: 18.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.189°S / 80.771°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (211 km / 131 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (13 mi) SW of Montecristi (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Manta (pop: 183,200) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) NW of Jipijapa (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) WSW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) WNW of Sucre (24 de Mayo) (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SSW of Bahia de Caraquez (Cantón Sucre) (pop: 37,100) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) WSW of Calceta (Bolivar) (pop: 17,300) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SW of Chone (pop: 44,800) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) NW of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) WSW of San Francisco de Quito (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||18 km||near the coast of Ecuador||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Near the Coast of Ecuador 27 March 2005 08:03 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 19 May 2005 01:25 UTC| M 4.5 |38.3 km (23.8 mi) depth|15 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Details