Magnitude 6.8 - PERU-ECUADOR BORDER REGION

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2007 November 16 03:13:00 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.8
Date-Time
Location 2.271°S, 77.804°W
Depth123 km (76.4 miles) set by location program
RegionPERU-ECUADOR BORDER REGION
Distances115 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 Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 4.6 km (2.9 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=292, Nph=292, Dmin=286.3 km, Rmss=0.89 sec, Gp= 29°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=R
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2007juaf
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Earthquake Summary

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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.

  • Felt Reports

    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.

    Earthquake Information for South America