lunes, 5 de junio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (5.6M,depth:50.81km) in Ecuador at 6/5/2017 11:34:11 AM

Green Earthquake in Ecuador


Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).


This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5.6M, Depth:50.81km
  • 05 Jun 2017 11:34:11 UTC
  • 1223873 people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 5.6 M
  • Depth: 50.81 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -4.1044, -80.3835
  • Time (UTC): 05 Jun 2017 11:34:11
  • Time (ECT): 05 Jun 2017 13:34:11

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inEcuador, Province of Loja (population 422,546). The nearest places are Chililique (3km), Catanas (3km), Bocana (7km), Manga Urcu (7km), Bolaspamba (9km), and 262 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Macara V. Ibarra (runway 3200ft, 58km), Pedro Canga (runway 8200ft, 61km), and Victor Larrea (runway 3400ft, 86km). The nearest ports are Zorritos (57km), Los Organos (82km), and Cabo Blanco (97km).

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 650000 people 36
50 km 150000 people 19
20 km 12000 people 9
10 km 1700 people 5



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