Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - Canton Patate, 21 km southeast of Ambato, Provincia del Tungurahua, Ecuador, on 2021-05-03 12:47:33 -

Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - Canton Patate, 21 km southeast of Ambato, Provincia del Tungurahua, Ecuador, on 2021-05-03 12:47:33

Séisme faible magnitude 2.9 at 7 km depth

3 May 17:58 UTC: Premier à signaler: IGEPN après 11 minutes.
Date & time: 3 May 2021 17:47:33 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-03 12:47:33
Magnitude: 2.9
Profondeur: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.35°S / 78.46°W (Canton Patate, Provincia del Tungurahua, Équateur)
Volcan le plus près: Tungurahua (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km NO de Banos (Cantón Baños, Tungurahua) (pop: 9,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
10 km ESE de Pelileo (Tungurahua) (pop: 16,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
21 km ESE de Ambato (Tungurahua) (pop: 154,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
22 km SSE de Pillaro (Cantón Píllaro, Tungurahua) (pop: 7,460) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
34 km NNE de Guano (Chimborazo) (pop: 12,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
37 km SSE de San Miguel de Salcedo (Salcedo, Cotopaxi) (pop: 10,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
51 km SSE de Pujili (Cotopaxi) (pop: 16,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
82 km OSO de Tena (Napo) (pop: 17,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
125 km S de San Francisco de Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
184 km ENE de Guayaquil (Guayas) (pop: 1,952,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Mag.ProfondeurLieuSource
2.97 kmEcuador - Tungurahua, A 5.70km De BanosIGEPN
2.97 kmECUADOREMSC
unknownn/aNear Ambato, Tungurahua, EcuadorVolcanoDiscovery

User reports for this quake (4)

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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