Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - 86 km east of Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador, on 2020-08-30 19:10:40 -
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Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 5 km depth
31 Aug 00:30 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 19 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-30 19:10:40
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.07°S / 77.77°W↗ (Provincia de Napo, Ecuador)
Antipode: 0.07°N / 102.23°E↗
Nearest volcano: Reventador (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) ESE of Cayambe (Pichincha) (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) ESE of Otavalo (Imbabura) (pop: 32,300) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) SE of Atuntaqui (Antonio Ante, Imbabura) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) S of San Gabriel (Montufar, Carchi) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) ENE of San Francisco de Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) WNW of Puerto Francisco de Orellana (Provincia de Francisco de Orellana) (pop: 48,100) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) S of Tulcan (Carchi) (pop: 86,500) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) W of Nueva Loja (Lago Agrio, Sucumbios) (pop: 24,200) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) N of Tena (Napo) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
334 km (207 mi) NE of Guayaquil (Guayas) (pop: 1,952,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.6||5 km||Ecuador - Sucumbios, A 44.42km De Cayambe||IGEPN|
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