An earthquake with magnitude 6.2 was reported 11 miles from Alausi in Ecuador

An earthquake with magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Alausi in Ecuador on Thursday.

A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 93.53 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/09/18 / 2018-09-07 02:12:04 / September 7, 2018 @ 2:12 am. The temblor was detected at 21:12:04 / 9:12 pm (local time epicenter).

Exact location of event, longitude -78.8955 West, latitude -2.3453 South, depth = 93.53 km. Id of earthquake: us2000ha13. Event ids that are associated: us2000ha13.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Lucía, Baláo, Pelileo.

today: 6.2 in Alausí, Chimborazo, Ecuador
today: 6.2 in Alausí, Chimborazo, Ecuador

Nearby country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 114 km (71 miles) from Guayaquil (c. 1 952 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Cuenca (c. 277 000 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Eloy Alfaro (c. 167 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Riobamba (c. 124 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Babahoyo (c. 76 300 pop), 118 km (74 miles) from Ventanas (c. 46 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from La Troncal (c. 36 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Azogues (c. 34 900 pop).

“The earthquake, of which authorities still have not reported any victims or damages, was recorded around 9:12 pm, Ecuador time, and its epicenter was located 6 km from the town of Cumandá, in the province of Chimborazo.”

Sources

Strong earthquake, 6.2 mag strikes near Alausi in Ecuador

 

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