Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - Montalvo, 20 km east of Babahoyo, Provincia de Los Rios, Ecuador, on Wednesday, Nov 24, 2021 12:27 am (GMT -5) -

Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - Montalvo, 20 km east of Babahoyo, Provincia de Los Rios, Ecuador, on Wednesday, Nov 24, 2021 12:27 am (GMT -5)

Weak magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 85 km depth

24 Nov 05:30 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 3 minutes.
24 Nov 05:34: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 3.8. Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards N.
24 Nov 05:52: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 78.0 to 85.0 km (from 48 to 53 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.6 km (1 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: Nov 24, 2021 05:27:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Nov 24, 2021 12:27 am (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 85.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.84°S / 79.36°W (Montalvo, Provincia de Los Rios, Ecuador)
Antipode: 1.84°N / 100.64°E
Nearest volcano: Chimborazo (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SW of Montalvo (Los Ríos) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) ESE of Babahoyo (Los Ríos) (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) NNE of Naranjito (Guayas) (pop: 34,200) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NE of San Francisco de Milagro (Guayas) (pop: 133,500) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) ENE of Samborondon (Guayas) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) SSE of Ventanas (Los Ríos) (pop: 46,700) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NE of Yaguachi Nuevo (San Jacinto de Yaguachi, Guayas) (pop: 27,900) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) NE of Duran (Guayas) (pop: 167,800) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NE of Guayaquil (Guayas) (pop: 1,952,000) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) SSW of Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 22.7°C (73 F), humidity: 87%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from SW
Primary data source: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.885 kmEcuador - Los Rios, A 17.28 Km De BabahoyoIGEPN

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Pallatanga Ecuador (52.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Bed and windows shaking  
Guayaquil (72.2 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Se Sacudió fuerte la Cama  
Parroquia la Unión (13.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 5-10 s : Temblor lijero  
Clill (36.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
Pallatanga Ecuador (52.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Bed and windows shaking  
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