Magnitude 6.8 - PERU-ECUADOR BORDER REGION
2007 November 16 03:13:00 UTC
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|Depth||123 km (76.4 miles) set by location program|
|Region||PERU-ECUADOR BORDER REGION|
|Distances||115 km (70 miles) SE of Riobamba, Ecuador|
140 km (90 miles) ENE of Cuenca, Ecuador
145 km (90 miles) SE of Ambato, Ecuador
240 km (150 miles) SSE of QUITO, Ecuador
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 4.6 km (2.9 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=292, Nph=292, Dmin=286.3 km, Rmss=0.89 sec, Gp= 29°,|
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=R
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The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred about 115 km (75 miles) SE of Riobamba, Ecuador or about 245 km (150 miles) SSE of QUITO, Ecuador at 8:12 PM MST, Nov 15, 2007 (10:12 PM local time in Ecuador). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available.
Minor damage at Guayaquil, Ecuador. Felt (IV) at Santa Maria de Nieva, Peru. Felt at Iquitos, Jaen, Moyabamba, Piura, Trujillo and Tumbes, Peru. Felt at Ambato, Jaramijo, Latacunga, Loja, Machala, Morona, Portoviejo, Quito and Riobamba, Ecuador. Felt strongly in much of Ecuador and northern Peru.
- Preliminary Earthquake Report
- U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center:
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver