Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - San Miguel de Urcuqui Canton, 13 km northwest of Ibarra, Ecuador, on Saturday, 20 Mar 2021 4:46 am (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - San Miguel de Urcuqui Canton, 13 km northwest of Ibarra, Ecuador, on Saturday, 20 Mar 2021 4:46 am (GMT -5)

Séisme faible magnitude 2.8 at 3 km depth

20 Mar 11:24 UTC: Premier à signaler: IGEPN après 1 heure et 37 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Mar 2021 09:46:40 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: samedi, 20 mars 2021 04:46 (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 2.8
Profondeur: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.43°N / 78.21°W (San Miguel de Urcuqui Canton, Provincia de Imbabura, Équateur)
Volcan le plus près: Chachimbiro (10 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km N de Atuntaqui (Antonio Ante, Imbabura) (pop: 17,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
13 km NO de Ibarra (Imbabura) (pop: 133,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
23 km NNE de Otavalo (Imbabura) (pop: 32,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
30 km O de Pimampiro (Imbabura) (pop: 7,410) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
44 km N de Cayambe (Pichincha) (pop: 26,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
46 km OSO de San Gabriel (Montufar, Carchi) (pop: 15,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
81 km NNE de San Francisco de Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
89 km NNE de Sangolqui (Rumiðahui, Pichincha) (pop: 5,110) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
98 km SO de Tuquerres (Túquerres, Nariño, Colombie) (pop: 20,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
132 km NE de Santo Domingo de los Colorados (Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas) (pop: 200,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Mag.ProfondeurLieuSource
2.83 kmEcuador - Imbabura, A 10.88km De AtuntaquiIGEPN

User reports for this quake (3)

At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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Cuenca, Ecuador / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santiago del Reyes / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : There was a heavy wind like sound and then one short lateral movement. All very mild.  
El tablon arriba de Iruguincho / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : I was teaching an online class during the shake.  
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