Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Canton Naranjal, 43 km southeast of Guayaquil, Provincia del Guayas, Ecuador, on Tuesday, 23 Mar 2021 9:20 am (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Canton Naranjal, 43 km southeast of Guayaquil, Provincia del Guayas, Ecuador, on Tuesday, 23 Mar 2021 9:20 am (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 67 km depth

23 Mar 14:26 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 5 minutes.
23 Mar 14:28: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 58.0 to 66.0 km (from 36 to 41 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.6 km (1 mi) towards SW.
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23 Mar 15:02: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 70.0 to 67.0 km (from 43 to 42 mi).
Date & time: 23 Mar 2021 14:20:52 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 23 Mar 2021 9:20 am (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 67.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.36°S / 79.54°W (Canton Naranjal, Provincia del Guayas, Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Licto (123 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) SW of Coronel Marcelino Maridueña (Crnel. Marcelino Maridueña, Guayas) (pop: 7,300) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SSW of Naranjito (Guayas) (pop: 34,200) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) WNW of La Troncal (Cañar) (pop: 36,400) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSE of San Francisco de Milagro (Guayas) (pop: 133,500) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SSE of Yaguachi Nuevo (San Jacinto de Yaguachi, Guayas) (pop: 27,900) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NNE of Naranjal (Guayas) (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) ESE of Duran (Guayas) (pop: 167,800) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) ESE of Guayaquil (Guayas) (pop: 1,952,000) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SSE of Samborondon (Guayas) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) SSW of San Francisco de Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 28.4°C (83 F), humidity: 58%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from E
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.067 kmEcuador - Guayas, A 20.77km De El TriunfoIGEPN

User reports for this quake (2)

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202.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Guayaquil / not felt
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