Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - Canton Cañar, 45 km northwest of Azogues, Provincia del Cañar, Ecuador, on Wednesday, 24 Mar 2021 2:08 am (GMT -5) -

Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - Canton Cañar, 45 km northwest of Azogues, Provincia del Cañar, Ecuador, on Wednesday, 24 Mar 2021 2:08 am (GMT -5)

Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 7 km depth

24 Mar 07:14 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 5 minutes.
24 Mar 07:16: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.1. Epicenter location corrected by 4.7 km (2.9 mi) towards SE.
24 Mar 08:42: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 7.0 km (from 3.1 to 4.3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.6 km (2.8 mi) towards ENE.
Date & time: 24 Mar 2021 07:08:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 24 Mar 2021 2:08 am (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.37°S / 79.02°W (Canton Cañar, Provincia del Cañar, Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Licto (83 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) NNW of Cañar (pop: 9,900) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SW of Alausi (Chimborazo) (pop: 14,300) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) E of La Troncal (Cañar) (pop: 36,400) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNW of Azogues (Cañar) (pop: 34,900) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) ESE of Naranjito (Guayas) (pop: 34,200) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NNW of Gualaceo (Azuay) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) ESE of San Francisco de Milagro (Guayas) (pop: 133,500) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SSW of Riobamba (Chimborazo) (pop: 124,500) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Guayaquil (Guayas) (pop: 1,952,000) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) SSW of San Francisco de Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 12°C (54 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from SE
Primary data source: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.17 kmEcuador - Canar, A 22.39km De CumandaIGEPN
4.15 kmNEAR COAST OF ECUADOREMSC

User reports for this quake (7)

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244.2 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
60.2 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Woke me up. Short light shaking.  
Guayaquil (105 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Temblor débil pero largo (reported through our app)  
Quinsaloma (133.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Cuenca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cuenca, ecuador / not felt : My dog woke me. He barked for a few minutes, moving closer to my pillow.  
cuenca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 1-2 s
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