Terremoto leve mag. 2.9 - Canton Patate, 21 km ESE of Ambato, Provincia del Tungurahua, Ecuador, Monday, 03 May. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 2.9 - Canton Patate, 21 km ESE of Ambato, Provincia del Tungurahua, Ecuador, Monday, 03 May. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 2.9 at 7 km depth

3 May 17:58 UTC: Primero en informar: IGEPN después de 11 minutos.
Fecha & hora: 3 May 2021 17:47:33 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 2021-05-03 12:47:33
Magnitud: 2.9
Profundidad: 7.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 1.35°S / 78.46°W (Canton Patate, Provincia de Tungurahua, Ecuador)
Volcán mas cercano: Tungurahua (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km al NO de Banos (Cantón Baños, Tungurahua) (pop: 9,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
10 km al ESE de Pelileo (Tungurahua) (pop: 16,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
21 km al ESE de Ambato (Tungurahua) (pop: 154,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
22 km al SSE de Pillaro (Cantón Píllaro, Tungurahua) (pop: 7,460) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
34 km al NNE de Guano (Chimborazo) (pop: 12,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
37 km al SSE de San Miguel de Salcedo (Salcedo, Cotopaxi) (pop: 10,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
51 km al SSE de Pujili (Cotopaxi) (pop: 16,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
82 km al OSO de Tena (Napo) (pop: 17,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
125 km al S de Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
184 km al ENE de Guayaquil (Guayas) (pop: 1,952,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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RevistaProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
2.97 kmEcuador - Tungurahua, A 5.70km De BanosIGEPN
2.97 kmECUADOREMSC
unspecifiedn/aNear Ambato, Tungurahua, EcuadorVolcanoDiscovery

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At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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Baños Ecuador (6.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex rolling (tilting in multiple directions) / 2-5 s
banos (6.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Banos Tungurahua / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
9.1 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s : Some noise. Felt 2 bumps close together, second was stronger. Our Dog barked and jumped up trying to locate it, but I did not hear other dogs in the neighborhood responding.  
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