Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Canton Colta, 13 km southwest of Riobamba, Provincia del Chimborazo, Ecuador, on Thursday, 25 Mar 2021 7:35 am (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Canton Colta, 13 km southwest of Riobamba, Provincia del Chimborazo, Ecuador, on Thursday, 25 Mar 2021 7:35 am (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 5 km depth

25 Mar 12:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 25 Mar 2021 12:35:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 25 Mar 2021 7:35 am (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.72°S / 78.75°W (Canton Colta, Provincia del Chimborazo, Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Licto (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) WSW of Riobamba (Chimborazo) (pop: 124,500) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SW of Guano (Chimborazo) (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) E of San Miguel (Bolívar) (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SSW of Pelileo (Tungurahua) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) ESE of Ventanas (Los Ríos) (pop: 46,700) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) WSW of Puyo (Pastaza) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) E of Babahoyo (Los Ríos) (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) S of Latacunga (Cotopaxi) (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) ENE of Guayaquil (Guayas) (pop: 1,952,000) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) S of San Francisco de Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 7.7°C (46 F), humidity: 86%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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3.23 kmEcuador - Chimborazo, A 12.42km De RiobambaIGEPN

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Ulba, Barrio Las Colinas Baños de Agua Santa, Tun (12699.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Dogs in neighborhood started barking first. Then soft rattling of windows. | 2 users found this interesting.  
12.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s : Nos despertamos con el temblor. Al vivir en un segundo piso en la parte alta de la ciudad se siente más  
Riobamba (13.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
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