Terremoto moderato mag. 4.3 - Canton Cayambe, Provincia de Pichincha, 48 km a sud-est da Ibarra, Ecuador, domenica, 18 aprile 2021 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.3 - Canton Cayambe, Provincia de Pichincha, 48 km a sud-est da Ibarra, Ecuador, domenica, 18 aprile 2021

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.3 at 5 km depth

18 Apr 19:52 UTC: Primo a segnalare: IGEPN dopo 4 minuti.
Update Sun, 18 Apr 2021, 19:57
Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake 34 km east of Cayambe, Ecuador
4.3 quake 18 Apr 2:48 pm (GMT -5)
4.3 quake 18 Apr 2:48 pm (GMT -5)
The Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito (IGEPN) reported a magnitude 4.3 quake in Ecuador near Cayambe, Cantón Cayambe, Provincia de Pichincha, only 9 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early afternoon on Sunday 18 April 2021 at 2:48 pm local time at a very shallow depth of 5 km. 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.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Cayambe (pop. 26,600) located 34 km from the epicenter, and Pimampiro (pop. 7,400) 43 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Otavalo (pop. 32,300) located 53 km from the epicenter, Atuntaqui (pop. 17,500) 54 km away, Cotacachi (pop. 8,200) 57 km away, San Gabriel (pop. 15,100) 64 km away, San Francisco de Quito (pop. 1,399,800) 81 km away, Tulcan (pop. 86,500) 89 km away, and Machachi (pop. 25,700) 100 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 18 Apr 2021 19:48:01 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: domenica, 18 apr 2021 14:48 (GMT -5)
Magnitudine: 4.3
Profondità: 5.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 0.02°N / 77.84°W (Canton Cayambe, Provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador)
Vulcano più vicino: Cayambe (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km E da Cayambe (Pichincha) (pop: 26,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
43 km SSE da Pimampiro (Imbabura) (pop: 7,410) --> Vedi sismi vicini
53 km ESE da Otavalo (Imbabura) (pop: 32,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
54 km SE da Atuntaqui (Antonio Ante, Imbabura) (pop: 17,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
64 km S da San Gabriel (Montufar, Carchi) (pop: 15,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
79 km ENE da Sangolqui (Rumiðahui, Pichincha) (pop: 5,110) --> Vedi sismi vicini
81 km ENE da Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
89 km S da Tulcan (Carchi) (pop: 86,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
100 km NE da Machachi (Mejia, Pichincha) (pop: 25,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
335 km NE da Guayaquil (Guayas) (pop: 1,952,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 20°C (68 F), humidity: 60%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from N
Fonte dati primaria: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 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.
4.35 kmEcuador - Pichincha, A 34.19km De CayambeIGEPN

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Cali, colombia / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
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