Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - San Miguel de Urcuqui Canton, 13 km northwest of Ibarra, Ecuador, on 2021-07-07 22:16:44 -
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Light magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 3 km depth
8 Jul 03:28 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 11 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-07-07 22:16:44
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.41°N / 78.22°W↗ (San Miguel de Urcuqui Canton, Provincia de Imbabura, Ecuador)
Antipode: 0.41°S / 101.78°E↗
Nearest volcano: Chachimbiro (10 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) N of Atuntaqui (Antonio Ante, Imbabura) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) WNW of Ibarra (Imbabura) (pop: 133,000) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) NNE of Otavalo (Imbabura) (pop: 32,300) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) W of Pimampiro (Imbabura) (pop: 7,410) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NNW of Cayambe (Pichincha) (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WSW of San Gabriel (Montufar, Carchi) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NNE of San Francisco de Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NNE of Sangolqui (Rumiðahui, Pichincha) (pop: 5,110) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) NNE of Machachi (Mejia, Pichincha) (pop: 25,700) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) NE of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas) (pop: 200,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.8||3 km||Ecuador - Imbabura, A 8.28km De Atuntaqui||IGEPN|
|2.8||3 km||COLOMBIA-ECUADOR BORDER REGION||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.