Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Canton Colta, 13 km southwest of Riobamba, Provincia del Chimborazo, Ecuador, on Thursday, 25 Mar 2021 7:35 am (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Canton Colta, 13 km southwest of Riobamba, Provincia del Chimborazo, Ecuador, on Thursday, 25 Mar 2021 7:35 am (GMT -5)

Séisme faible magnitude 3.5 at 5 km depth

25 Mar 12:42 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 7 minutes.
Date & time: 25 Mar 2021 12:35:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: jeudi, 25 mars 2021 07:35 (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 3.5
Profondeur: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.72°S / 78.75°W (Canton Colta, Provincia del Chimborazo, Équateur)
Volcan le plus près: Licto (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km OSO de Riobamba (Chimborazo) (pop: 124,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
18 km SO de Guano (Chimborazo) (pop: 12,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
33 km E de San Miguel (Bolívar) (pop: 12,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
49 km SSO de Pelileo (Tungurahua) (pop: 16,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
85 km ESE de Ventanas (Los Ríos) (pop: 46,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
87 km OSO de Puyo (Pastaza) (pop: 24,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
88 km E de Babahoyo (Los Ríos) (pop: 76,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
89 km S de Latacunga (Cotopaxi) (pop: 51,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
137 km ENE de Guayaquil (Guayas) (pop: 1,952,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
168 km S de San Francisco de Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 7.7°C (46 F), humidity: 86%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
3.55 kmECUADOREMSC
3.23 kmEcuador - Chimborazo, A 12.42km De RiobambaIGEPN

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Ulba, Barrio Las Colinas Baños de Agua Santa, Tun (12699.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Dogs in neighborhood started barking first. Then soft rattling of windows. | 2 users found this interesting.  
12.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s : Nos despertamos con el temblor. Al vivir en un segundo piso en la parte alta de la ciudad se siente más  
Riobamba (13.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
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