Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 68 km northeast of Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador, on 2020-10-26 18:28:50 -

Mag. 3.8 earthquake  - 68 km northeast of Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador, on 2020-10-26 18:28:50

Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 97 km depth

27 Oct 00:00 UTC: Premier à signaler: IGEPN après 31 minutes.
Date & time: 26 Oct 2020 11:28:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-26 18:28:50
Magnitude: 3.8
Profondeur: 97.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.47°S / 78.57°W (Équateur)
Volcan le plus près: Sangay (58 km / 36 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km ENE de Cañar (pop: 9,900)
43 km SE de Alausí (Alausi) (pop: 14,300)
43 km NE de Azogues (pop: 34,900)
52 km NNE de Gualaceo (pop: 17,100)
54 km WSW de Macas (Morona) (pop: 23,700)
68 km NE de Cuenca (pop: 277,000)
149 km E de Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
249 km S de San Francisco de Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 21.4°C (71 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 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.
M 3.897 kmEcuador - Chimborazo, A 41.26km De CanarIGEPN
M 3.897 km43 Km NE of Azogues, EcuadorEMSC

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Atacames, Esmeraldas (397.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Quito / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
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