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Terremoto moderado mag. 4.8 - 27 km SW of Tulcan, Provincia del Carchi, Ecuador, martes, 21 jun 2022 23:50 (GMT -5) -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.8 - 27 km SW of Tulcan, Provincia del Carchi, Ecuador, martes, 21 jun 2022 23:50 (GMT -5) Terremoto moderado mag. 4.8 - 27 km SW of Tulcan, Provincia del Carchi, Ecuador, martes, 21 jun 2022 23:50 (GMT -5)

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.8 a 4.9 km de profundidad

22 Jun 04:54 UTC: Primero en informar: IGEPN después de 4 minutos.
22 Jun 04:56: Magnitud recalculada de 4.7 a 4.8. Ubicación del epicentro corregida 3.5 km (2.2 mi) al WNW.
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27 Jun 23:28: Profundidad recalculada de 4.0 a 4.9 km (de 2.5 a 3 mi).
Update Wed, 22 Jun 2022, 05:00

Magnitude 4.8 earthquake strikes near Ipiales, Municipio de Ipiales, Departamento de Nariño, Colombia

4.8 quake 21 Jun 11:50 pm (GMT -5)
4.8 quake 21 Jun 11:50 pm (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred late at night on Tuesday, June 21st, 2022, at 11:50 pm local time near Ipiales, Municipio de Ipiales, Departamento de Nariño, Colombia, as reported by the Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito (IGEPN).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a very shallow depth of 5 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.6. Other agencies reporting the same quake include the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) at magnitude 4.6, and the citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake at magnitude 4.6.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Cumbal (pop. 7,500) located 21 km from the epicenter, and Tulcan (pop. 86,500) 28 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in San Gabriel (pop. 15,100) located 32 km from the epicenter, Pupiales (pop. 6,800) 37 km away, Ipiales (pop. 77,700) 37 km away, Tuquerres (pop. 20,200) 47 km away, Otavalo (pop. 32,300) 76 km away, and Pasto (pop. 382,200) 87 km away.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

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Detalles del terremoto

Fecha y hora22 Jun 2022 04:50:21 UTC -
Hora local en el epicentromartes, 21 jun 2022 23:50 (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmado
Magnitud4.8
Prof.4.9 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud0.6776°N / 77.9174°W (Canton Espejo, Provincia del Carchi, Ecuador)
Antipode0.678°S / 102.083°E
Intensidad del temblorTemblor ligero
Sentido8 informes
Fuente primaria de datosUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Volcán mas cercanoCerro Negro de Mayasquer (17 km / 11 mi)
Lugares cercanos7 km al NNE de El Angel (Carchi) (pop: 3,980) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
13 km al NO de San Gabriel (Montufar, Carchi) (pop: 15,100) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
27 km al SO de Tulcan (Carchi) (pop: 86,500) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
35 km al OSO de Ipiales (Nariño, Colombia) (pop: 77,700) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
51 km al NE de Atuntaqui (Antonio Ante, Imbabura) (pop: 17,500) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
62 km al NE de Otavalo (Imbabura) (pop: 32,300) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
121 km al NNE de Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
174 km al NE de Santo Domingo de los Colorados (Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas) (pop: 200,400) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
Tiempo en el epicentro en el momento del sismoScattered Clouds 3.9°C (39 F), humidity: 91%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from E
Energía sísmica estimada liberada1 x 1012 joules (278 MWh, equivalente a 239 toneladas de 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.
RevistaProf.UbicaciónFuente
4.84.9 km6 Km NNE of El Ángel, EcuadorUSGS
4.84 kmColombia-Ecuador Border RegionRaspberryShake
4.810 kmCOLOMBIA-ECUADOR BORDER REGIONEMSC
4.610 kmColombia-Ecuador Border RegionGFZ
4.22 km4 Km NE of El Ángel, EcuadorIGEPN
4.81 km187 Km Al Norte De Esmeraldas, EcuadorINETER

Seismograms

Seismic station: Otavalo, Ecuador (OTAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 77 km / 48 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Otavalo, Ecuador: 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. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (8)

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Tulcán / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 30-60 s : Una sacudida fuerte al inicio y luego fue balanceándose fuertemente y poco a poco bajo la intensidad del balanceo hasta que paró.  
Tulcan, Cantón Tulcán, Carchi (27.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 5-10 s
Riohacha (1328.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Movimiento de las cosas muy leve  
Tulcan, Cantón Tulcán, Carchi (27.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 5-10 s
Pupiales (37.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 30-60 s
Pasto, San Juan de Pasto, Nariño (93.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : In my beth watching tv  
Tulcán / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Un fuerte temblor que me despertó. Duró unos segundos, alrededor de 10 segundos  
TULCÁN / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Si se sintió fuerte me desperté  

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