Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Canton Baños, 17 km southeast of Pelileo, Provincia del Tungurahua, Ecuador, on Saturday, Aug 21, 2021 2:22 am (GMT -5) -

Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Canton Baños, 17 km southeast of Pelileo, Provincia del Tungurahua, Ecuador, on Saturday, Aug 21, 2021 2:22 am (GMT -5)

Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 5 km depth

21 Aug 07:42 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 20 minutes.
Date & time: Aug 21, 2021 07:22:05 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Aug 21, 2021 2:22 am (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 2.7
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.43°S / 78.43°W (Canton Baños, Provincia del Tungurahua, Ecuador)
Antipode: 1.43°N / 101.57°E
Nearest volcano: Tungurahua (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) SSW of Banos (Cantón Baños, Tungurahua) (pop: 9,500) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) SE of Pelileo (Provincia de Tungurahua) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SE of Ambato (Provincia de Tungurahua) (pop: 154,400) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NE of Guano (Chimborazo) (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SSE of Pillaro (Cantón Píllaro, Tungurahua) (pop: 7,460) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SSE of San Miguel de Salcedo (Salcedo, Cotopaxi) (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) WNW of Palora (Morona-Santiago) (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SSE of Pujili (Cotopaxi) (pop: 16,200) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SW of Tena (Napo) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) S of San Francisco de Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 7°C (45 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 0 m/s (0 kts) from SE
Primary data source: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.75 kmEcuador - Tungurahua, A 4.45km De BanosIGEPN

User reports for this quake (1)

At magnitude 2.7, 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.
Ulba, Banos de Agua Santa / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
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