Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Canton Cañar, 39 km northwest of Azogues, Provincia del Cañar, Ecuador, on Friday, 12 Feb 2021 2:06 pm (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Canton Cañar, 39 km northwest of Azogues, Provincia del Cañar, Ecuador, on Friday, 12 Feb 2021 2:06 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 64 km depth

12 Feb 19:10 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 4 minutes.
12 Feb 19:12: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 55.0 to 64.0 km (from 34 to 40 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.6 km (1 mi) towards SE.
Date & time: 12 Feb 2021 19:06:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 12 Feb 2021 2:06 pm (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 64.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.57°S / 79.16°W (Canton Cañar, Provincia del Cañar, Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Licto (107 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (15 mi) W of Cañar (pop: 9,900) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SE of La Troncal (Cañar) (pop: 36,400) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) WNW of Azogues (Cañar) (pop: 34,900) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) ENE of Naranjal (Guayas) (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NW of Gualaceo (Azuay) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SE of Naranjito (Guayas) (pop: 34,200) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (43 mi) SE of San Francisco de Milagro (Guayas) (pop: 133,500) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) ESE of Duran (Guayas) (pop: 167,800) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) ESE of Guayaquil (Guayas) (pop: 1,952,000) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) SSW of San Francisco de Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 22°C (72 F), humidity: 56%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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4.064 kmEcuador - Canar, A 24.83km De CanarIGEPN

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Cuenca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating
Salinas, Ecuador / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : it was a wave one  
40.7 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
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