Terremoto moderado mag. 4.1 - Canton Cañar, 13 km S of La Troncal, Provincia del Cañar, Ecuador, Friday, 04 Dec. 2020 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.1 - Canton Cañar, 13 km S of La Troncal, Provincia del Cañar, Ecuador, Friday, 04 Dec. 2020

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.1 at 4 km depth

5 Dec 00:02 UTC: Primero en informar: IGEPN después de 7 minutos.
5 Dec 00:06: Magnitud recalculada de 4.2 a 4.1. Profundidad recalculada de 5.0 a 10.0 km (de 3.1 a 6.2 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 3.1 km (2 mi) al NE.
5 Dec 01:14: Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 4.0 km (de 6.2 a 2.5 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 8.1 km (5 mi) al ESE.
Update Sat, 5 Dec 2020, 00:03
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake 18 km southwest of La Troncal, Ecuador
4.2 quake Ecuador - Guayas, A 18.26km De La Troncal, 4 Dec 6.55 pm (GMT -5)
4.2 quake Ecuador - Guayas, A 18.26km De La Troncal, 4 Dec 6.55 pm (GMT -5)
The Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito (IGEPN) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in Ecuador near La Troncal, Provincia del Cañar, only 8 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early evening on Friday 4 December 2020 at 6.55 pm local time at a very shallow depth of 5 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in La Troncal (pop. 36,400) located 18 km from the epicenter, Naranjal (pop. 32,000) 24 km away, Coronel Marcelino Maridueña (pop. 7,300) 37 km away, and Naranjito (pop. 34,200) 42 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Milagro (pop. 133,500) located 48 km from the epicenter, Yaguachi Nuevo (pop. 27,900) 56 km away, Duran (pop. 167,800) 61 km away, Guayaquil (pop. 1,952,000) 62 km away, and Cuenca (pop. 277,000) 64 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 4 Dec 2020 23:55:35 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Friday, 4 Dec 2020 18:55 (GMT -5)
Magnitud: 4.1
Profundidad: 4.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 2.54°S / 79.36°W (Canton Cañar, Provincia de Cañar, Ecuador)
Volcán mas cercano: Licto (126 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km al S de La Troncal (Cañar) (pop: 36,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
32 km al ENE de Naranjal (Guayas) (pop: 32,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
43 km al SSE de Naranjito (Guayas) (pop: 34,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
52 km al SSE de San Francisco de Milagro (Guayas) (pop: 133,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
61 km al ONO de Azogues (Cañar) (pop: 34,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
62 km al SE de Yaguachi Nuevo (San Jacinto de Yaguachi, Guayas) (pop: 27,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
68 km al SE de Duran (Guayas) (pop: 167,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
70 km al ESE de Guayaquil (Guayas) (pop: 1,952,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
84 km al SSE de Babahoyo (Los Ríos) (pop: 76,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
273 km al SSO de Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Moderate Rain 23.9°C (75 F), humidity: 65%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from S
Fuente primaria de datos: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Energía liberada estimada: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
4.14 kmEcuador - Canar, A 13.08km De La TroncalIGEPN
3.410 km10 Km SE of La Troncal, EcuadorUSGS

User reports for this quake (3)

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Cuenca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : Felt a quick back and forth shake. Thought it could have been a heavy truck. About a minute later I felt a single shake about the same intensity | One user found this interesting.  
Cuenca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short : Felt like a sharp jolt rather than a sway. The cords for the blinds were swaying back and forth for about a minute afterwards. I'm on the 8th floor of the building.  
Cuenca (55.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
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