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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Peru-Ecuador Border Region, A 72.75km De Gualaquiza on Sunday, 27 September 2020

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake  - Peru-Ecuador Border Region, A 72.75km De Gualaquiza on Sunday, 27 September 2020
27 Sep 12:14 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 4 minutes.
27 Sep 12:16: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 10.0 km (from 3.1 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 7 km (4.4 mi) towards WNW.
27 Sep 12:40: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.4. Epicenter location corrected by 4 km (2.5 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: Sunday, 27 September 2020 12:09 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-27 07:09:56
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.17°S / 77.96°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sangay (141 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) NW of Ampama (pop: 100)
16 km (10 mi) SW of Papayacu (pop: 100)
40 km (25 mi) W of Sargento Puño (pop: 100)
120 km (74 mi) SE of Cuenca (pop: 277,000)
183 km (114 mi) SE of Riobamba (pop: 124,500)
992 km (617 mi) N of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 23.6°C (74 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from W
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-09-27 07:09:56 (27 Sep 12:09:56 UTC)M 4.4 / 10 kmPeru-Ecuador Border Region, A 72.75km De GualaquizaIGEPN
Sun, 27 Sep 12:09 UTCM 4.6 / 5 kmPeru-ecuador Border RegionEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
122.3 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)

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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Peru-Ecuador Border Region, A 72.75km De Gualaquiza on Sunday, 27 September 2020

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