Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Canton Mejia, 32 km southwest of San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador, on Friday, Oct 1, 2021 10:36 pm (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Canton Mejia, 32 km southwest of San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador, on Friday, Oct 1, 2021 10:36 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 6 km depth

2 Oct 03:40 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 4 minutes.
2 Oct 03:48: Epicenter location corrected by 1.6 km (1 mi) towards SW.
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2 Oct 05:00: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 7.0 to 6.0 km (from 4.3 to 3.7 mi).
Date & time: Oct 2, 2021 03:36:30 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Oct 1, 2021 10:36 pm (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.45°S / 78.71°W (Canton Mejia, Provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador)
Antipode: 0.45°N / 101.29°E
Nearest volcano: Atacazo (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) WNW of Machachi (Mejia, Pichincha) (pop: 25,700) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (20 mi) WSW of Sangolqui (Rumiðahui, Pichincha) (pop: 5,110) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SW of San Francisco de Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) N of Pujili (Cotopaxi) (pop: 16,200) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NE of La Mana (Cotopaxi) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SW of Cayambe (Pichincha) (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) N of Ambato (Provincia de Tungurahua) (pop: 154,400) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SSW of Otavalo (Imbabura) (pop: 32,300) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) N of Pelileo (Tungurahua) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) NNE of Guayaquil (Guayas) (pop: 1,952,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 10.7°C (51 F), humidity: 92%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from SSE
Primary data source: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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3.66 kmEcuador - Pichincha, A 32.41 Km De SangolquiIGEPN

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San Francisco de Quito, Pichincha (34.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Quito / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Débil Pero Se sintió   
Casa Quito / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Quito sur / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
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