Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake - Arajuno, Provincia del Pastaza, 66 km south of Boca Suno, Ecuador, on Thursday, August 12, 2010 at 11:54 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake - Arajuno, Provincia del Pastaza, 66 km south of Boca Suno, Ecuador, on Thursday, August 12, 2010 at 11:54 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake at 207 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Aug 12, 2010 11:54:15 UTC
Magnitude: 7.1
Depth: 206.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.266°S / 77.306°W (Arajuno, Provincia del Pastaza, Ecuador)
Antipode: 1.266°N / 102.694°E
Nearest volcano: Puyo (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) ESE of Tena (Napo) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SSW of Boca Suno (Tena, Orellana) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) ENE of Puyo (Pastaza) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) NE of Palora (Morona-Santiago) (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) SSW of Puerto Francisco de Orellana (Provincia de Francisco de Orellana) (pop: 48,100) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) E of Pelileo (Tungurahua) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) E of Ambato (Tungurahua) (pop: 154,400) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NE of Macas (Morona, Morona-Santiago) (pop: 23,700) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) SE of San Francisco de Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (189 mi) ENE of Guayaquil (Guayas) (pop: 1,952,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1015 joules (783 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 42.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
7.1207 kmEcuadorUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (47 quakes)

  • 09 Aug 2012 10:51 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    100 km (62.1 mi) depth
    |
    80 km (50 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 06 Aug 2012 06:14 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    198 km (123 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 06 Aug 2012 02:27 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    73 km (46 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 31 Jul 2012 01:46 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    197 km (122.4 mi) depth
    |
    65 km (41 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 28 Jul 2012 14:48 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    114 km (71 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 24 Jul 2012 15:27 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    98 km (61 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 24 Jul 2012 01:33 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    115 km (72 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 22 Jul 2012 01:27 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (34 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 18 Jul 2012 01:02 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    113 km (70 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 15 Jul 2012 06:51 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    169 km (105 mi) depth
    |
    92 km (57 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 15 Jul 2012 06:51 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    184.6 km (114.7 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Jul 2012 03:37 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    207 km (128 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 12 Jul 2012 23:44 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    211 km (131 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 06 Jul 2012 05:01 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    151 km (94 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 03 Jul 2012 06:13 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    176 km (109 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 27 Jun 2012 13:03 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    208 km (129 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • Show all

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