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Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - 36 km southeast of Puyo, Canton Pastaza, Provincia del Pastaza, Ecuador, on Monday, Nov 7, 2022 at 3:40 pm (GMT -5) -

Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - 36 km southeast of Puyo, Canton Pastaza, Provincia del Pastaza, Ecuador, on Monday, Nov 7, 2022 at 3:40 pm (GMT -5) Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - 36 km southeast of Puyo, Canton Pastaza, Provincia del Pastaza, Ecuador, on Monday, Nov 7, 2022 at 3:40 pm (GMT -5)

Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 181 km depth

7 Nov 20:46 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 5 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 7, 2022 20:40:41 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Nov 7, 2022 at 3:40 pm (GMT -5)
Depth181.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude1.75°S / 77.82°W (Canton Pastaza, Provincia del Pastaza, Ecuador)
Antipode1.75°N / 102.18°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceIGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Nearest volcanoSangay (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities17 km (11 mi) ESE of Metzera (Palora, Morona-Santiago) (pop: 6,470) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (22 mi) SE of Puyo (Pastaza, Provincia de Pastaza) (pop: 24,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) S of Tena (Napo) (pop: 17,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
92 km (57 mi) E of Riobamba (Chimborazo) (pop: 124,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
93 km (58 mi) ESE of Pelileo (Provincia de Tungurahua) (pop: 16,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
105 km (65 mi) ESE of Ambato (Provincia de Tungurahua) (pop: 154,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
184 km (114 mi) NE of Cuenca (Azuay) (pop: 277,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
186 km (116 mi) SSE of Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 22.5°C (72 F), humidity: 53%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from SE
Estimated seismic energy released1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
3.5181 kmEcuador - Pastaza, A 34.91 Km De PuyoIGEPN
3.5181 kmEcuadorRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Tumaco, Narino, Colombia (TUM/CM network) | Distance from quake: 410 km / 255 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Tumaco, Narino, Colombia: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
peru lima / Moderate shaking (MMI V)

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