M 6.2 in Ecuador on 07 Sep 2018 02:12 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.2M
Depth: 93.53 Km
Lat/Lon: -2.3453 , -78.8955
Event Date: 07 Sep 2018 02:12 UTC
Exposed Population: 2340000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000ha13
Inserted at: 07 Sep 2018 02:29 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.3 (Ecuador)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000ha13 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.9  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1227334 0 07 Sep 2018 02:12 6.2M, 93.53km 4.81 2.3 million 00:17 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Ecuador ,of Bolivar (population 170,346) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
820000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1227334 -2.345/-78.896 6.2 93.53 4.52 07 Sep 2018 02:32 00:20 (new episode)
2 0 1227334 -2.345/-78.896 6.2 93.53 4.81 07 Sep 2018 04:15 02:03 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Chimborazo Ecuador 480000 people
Canar Ecuador 260000 people
Bolivar Ecuador 170000 people
Guayas Ecuador 3.2 million people
Azuay Ecuador 770000 people
Los Rios Ecuador 770000 people
Morona-Santiago Ecuador 140000 people
Tungurahua Ecuador 450000 people
Zamora-Chinchipe Ecuador <1000 people
Cotopaxi Ecuador 100000 people
El Oro Ecuador 510000 people
Loja Ecuador 1500 people
Pastaza Ecuador 69000 people
Amazonas Peru 1500 people
Loreto Peru 3000 people
Manabi Ecuador 21000 people
Tumbes Peru 20000 people
Bolivar Ecuador 8800 people
Guayas Ecuador 350000 people
Azuay Ecuador 11000 people
Los Rios Ecuador 39000 people
Morona-Santiago Ecuador 24000 people
Tungurahua Ecuador 77000 people
Zamora-Chinchipe Ecuador 85000 people
Cotopaxi Ecuador 360000 people
El Oro Ecuador 140000 people
Loja Ecuador 480000 people
Pastaza Ecuador 21000 people
Amazonas Peru 78000 people
Loreto Peru 69000 people
Napo Ecuador 240000 people
Manabi Ecuador 1.4 million people
Pichincha Ecuador 3.2 million people
Tumbes Peru 190000 people
Piura Peru 1.6 million people
Cajamarca Peru 85000 people
Esmeraldas Ecuador 240000 people
Imbabura Ecuador 390000 people
Sucumbios Ecuador 180000 people
Carchi Ecuador 16000 people
Narino Colombia 19000 people
Putumayo Colombia 130000 people
Lambayeque Peru 42000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Chunchi Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 7 km
Llagos Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 10 km
Sevilla Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 10 km
General Morales Cañar Ecuador Village5 - 15 km
Achupallas Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 17 km
Alausí Chimborazo Ecuador Village4 8800 people 18 km
Cañar Cañar Ecuador Village5 11000 people 18 km
Ingapirca Cañar Ecuador Village5 - 23 km
Chontamarca Cañar Ecuador Village5 - 24 km
Uculoma Cañar Ecuador Village5 - 24 km
San Juan Cañar Ecuador Village5 - 28 km
Victoria Bolívar Ecuador Village5 - 30 km
Multitud Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 31 km
Palmira Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 35 km
Bucay Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 35 km
Pindilig Cañar Ecuador Village5 - 38 km
Taday Cañar Ecuador Village5 - 39 km
Pallatanga Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 40 km
Biblián Cañar Ecuador Village5 - 41 km
San Rafael Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 42 km
Paraíso Cañar Ecuador Village5 - 42 km
Asomaná Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 43 km
Azogues Cañar Ecuador City 34000 people 45 km
Ucumarina Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 46 km
Chillanes Bolívar Ecuador Village5 - 47 km
San Nicolás Cañar Ecuador Village5 - 47 km
Chipo Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 48 km
La Troncal Canar Ecuador Village5 35000 people 49 km
Guamote Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 50 km
Paute Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 50 km
Cedropamba Cañar Ecuador Village5 - 51 km
Parig Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 51 km
San Luis Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 53 km
M.J. Calle Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 55 km
Cebadas Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 56 km
Urcuchagra Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 57 km
Zúñac Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 61 km
Cuenca Azuay Ecuador City 270000 people 63 km
San Miguel Bolívar Ecuador Village5 12000 people 63 km
Percadil Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 65 km
Flores Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 65 km
Gualaceo Azuay Ecuador Village5 17000 people 65 km
José Real Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 67 km
Jesús María Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 67 km
Lorenzo de Garaicoa Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 68 km
Licto Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 68 km
San Sebastián Bolívar Ecuador Village5 - 68 km
Tres Ranchos Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 69 km
Chaupihacienda Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 70 km
Retiro Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 70 km
Vainilla Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 70 km
Sitio Córdova Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 71 km
Caja bamba Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 72 km
Zapallo Loma Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 72 km
San José Bolívar Ecuador Village5 - 73 km
Mariscal Sucre Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 73 km
R. Crespo Toral Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 74 km
Limón Los Ríos Ecuador Village5 - 75 km
San Luis Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 76 km
Blanco Macas Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 76 km
Montalvo Los Ríos Ecuador Village5 15000 people 78 km
Méndez Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 78 km
Yacoto Bolívar Ecuador Village5 - 78 km
Rio Bamba Chimborazo Ecuador City - 80 km
La Victoria Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 80 km
San Juan Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 80 km
Abanico Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 81 km
Sucúa Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 6400 people 81 km
Boliche Guayas Ecuador City - 81 km
La Esperanza Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 81 km
Colegio Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 82 km
Patuca Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 83 km
Guaranda Bolívar Ecuador City 21000 people 83 km
Tispa Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 83 km
Sigsig Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 83 km
Tauro Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 84 km
Santa Marta Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 84 km
Santa Susana de Chiviaza Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 84 km
Huambi Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 84 km
Tamaute Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 85 km
Sigsipamba Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 86 km
Macas Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 23000 people 87 km
General Plaza Gutierrez Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 88 km
Naranjal Guayas Ecuador Village5 31000 people 88 km
Proaño Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 89 km
Baquerizo Moreno Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 89 km
Pozuelos Los Ríos Ecuador Village5 - 90 km
Recreo Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 92 km
Naranjos Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 92 km
Yaguachi Guayas Ecuador Village5 27000 people 93 km
Babahoyo Los Ríos Ecuador Village4 75000 people 93 km
Curiloma Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 94 km
San José de Raranga Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 94 km
Girón Azuay Ecuador Village4 - 94 km
Bijagual Los Ríos Ecuador Village5 - 95 km
Penipe Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 96 km
Manzano Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 97 km
Merella Los Ríos Ecuador Village5 - 97 km
Victoria Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 99 km
El Burro Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 101 km
Amazonas Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 117 km
Simiátug Bolívar Ecuador Village5 - 117 km
Lligua Tungurahua Ecuador Village5 - 118 km
Pitula Tungurahua Ecuador Village5 - 122 km
Capilla Mauta Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 127 km
Platopamba Tungurahua Ecuador Village5 - 128 km
El Corazón Bolivar Ecuador Village5 - 129 km
Procuraduría Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 130 km
San Francisco El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 131 km
Pinilopata Cotopaxi Ecuador Village5 - 133 km
Angamarca Cotopaxi Ecuador Village5 - 135 km
Daligshi El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 136 km
Pillaro Viejo Tungurahua Ecuador Village5 - 136 km
Lluzhapa Loja Ecuador Village5 - 136 km
Manú Loja Ecuador Village5 - 138 km
San Antonio de Cumbe Loja Ecuador Village5 - 139 km
Guanazán El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 140 km
Selva Alegre Loja Ecuador Village5 - 142 km
San José Cotopaxi Ecuador Village5 - 143 km
San Antonio de Canelos Zamora-Chinchipe Ecuador Village5 - 143 km
Urdaneta Loja Ecuador Village5 - 143 km
Pillangal Loja Ecuador Village5 - 145 km
Yanayacu Tungurahua Ecuador Village5 - 145 km
El Pangui Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 146 km
Saraguro Loja Ecuador Village5 - 146 km
Chilla El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 147 km
Ayuy Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 149 km
Apagua Cotopaxi Ecuador Village5 - 152 km
Canelos Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 153 km
Tigua Cotopaxi Ecuador Village5 - 154 km
Pilaló Cotopaxi Ecuador Village5 - 155 km
Dos de Mayo Amazonas Peru Village5 - 155 km
Pujilí Cotopaxi Ecuador Village5 10000 people 156 km
Curacaca Zamora-Chinchipe Ecuador Village5 - 158 km
Puebloviejo Loja Ecuador Village5 10000 people 159 km
Piedras Verdes El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 160 km
La Tacunga Cotopaxi Ecuador City - 160 km
La Maná Cotopaxi Ecuador Village5 11000 people 160 km
Bellavista Cotopaxi Ecuador Village5 - 164 km
Pacayacu Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 164 km
El Bosque El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 164 km
Guale Loja Ecuador Village5 - 166 km
La Victoria de Imbana Zamora-Chinchipe Ecuador Village5 - 168 km
Guale Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 169 km
Veintiocho de Mayo Zamora-Chinchipe Ecuador Village5 - 169 km
Calvario El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 169 km
Saqui Cotopaxi Ecuador Village4 - 169 km
Pucala Loja Ecuador Village5 - 170 km
Zaruma El Oro Ecuador Village4 12000 people 171 km
Las Cañas Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 172 km
Chuquiribamba Loja Ecuador Village5 - 172 km
San Geronimo Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 173 km
Curtincapa El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 173 km
Guasaganda Cotopaxi Ecuador Village5 - 174 km
Patagrande El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 174 km
Ila Napo Ecuador Village5 - 175 km
Güingopana Cotopaxi Ecuador Village5 - 175 km
Riofrio Loja Ecuador Village5 - 176 km
Tanicuchí Cotopaxi Ecuador Village5 - 176 km
Cisne Loja Ecuador Village5 - 176 km
Cruz de Guanábano Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 177 km
Avanzada El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 177 km
Las Balsas Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 177 km
Mulaló Cotopaxi Ecuador Village5 - 177 km
Monjas Cotopaxi Ecuador Village5 - 177 km
Las Huacas El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 178 km
Villano Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 178 km
Engabao Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 179 km
Piedras El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 179 km
Sabanilla Zamora-Chinchipe Ecuador Village5 - 180 km
Olmedo Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 180 km
Pinas El Oro Ecuador Village5 13000 people 180 km
Pueblo Nuevo Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 180 km
Ortuño Cotopaxi Ecuador Village5 - 182 km
Isinliví Cotopaxi Ecuador Village5 - 182 km
Cumbaratza Zamora-Chinchipe Ecuador Village5 - 182 km
Pucayacu Cotopaxi Ecuador Village5 - 182 km
Arajuno Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 182 km
Loja Loja Ecuador City 110000 people 185 km
Zapotal Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 185 km
Playas El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 185 km
Enganga Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 186 km
San Pedro Loja Ecuador Village5 - 186 km
Chacras El Oro Ecuador Village4 - 186 km
Paján Manabí Ecuador Village5 7400 people 187 km
Tambo El Oso Zamora-Chinchipe Ecuador Village5 - 187 km
Targuarcocha El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 187 km
Zamba Loja Ecuador Village5 - 187 km
Matapalo Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 187 km
Tembleque El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 188 km
Azúcar Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 188 km
La Unión Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 188 km
Catamayo Loja Ecuador Village4 18000 people 188 km
Guayzimi Zamora-Chinchipe Ecuador Village5 - 188 km
Chaguarpamba Loja Ecuador Village5 - 189 km
Cascajal Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 189 km
Moretecocha Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 190 km
Guangala Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 190 km
Salanguillo Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 190 km
Buenavista Loja Ecuador Village5 - 190 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
La Carolina 23 0
La Puntilla 14 0
Mariscal Lamar CUE 2530 Civ. Paved Yes 6200
San Carlos 30 0
Mendez MZD unknown 0
Sucua SUQ 950 Civ. Unpaved No 3900
Chimborazo 2790 Civ. Paved No 5200
Patuca 541 0
Macas XMS 1000 Civ. Paved Yes 8200
Taura 17 0
La Clementina 100 0
Babahoyo North 17 0
Guabital 8 0
Hacienda la Julia 15 0
Martinica 27 0
Simon Bolivar International GYE 5 Civ. Paved Yes 8000
Loma Larga 64 0
Maragrosa 5 0
Gualaquiza 1000 Civ. Paved No 6800
Chachoan ATF 2564 Civ. Paved Yes 6500
Rio Amazonas PTZ 1043 Civ. Paved Yes 5000
La Mina 4 0
Banasur 9 0
Posorja 5 0
General Serrano MCH 4 Civ. Paved Yes 5400
Taisha TSC 457 Civ. Unpaved No 3600
Quevedo North 107 0
Los Perez 23 0
Victor Larrea 52 Civ. Paved No 3400
Cotopaxi 2784 Civ. Paved Yes 12100
Loja LOH unknown 0
Camilo Ponce Enriquez 1238 Civ. Paved No 6500
Mayor Galo Torres 518 Civ. Unpaved No 3200
Ayangue 5 0
Pedro Canga TBP 25 Civ. Unpaved Yes 8200
El Carmen 307 Civ. Paved No 4500
Reales Tamarindos PVO 44 Civ. Paved No 7200
Jipijapa JIP unknown 0
General Ulpiano Paez SNC 4 Mil. Paved Yes 7900
Santo Domingo Los Colorados 521 Civ. Paved No 3600
Mariscal Sucre International UIO 2811 Civ. Paved Yes 10200
Eloy Alfaro MEC 12 Civ. Paved Yes 9300
Macara V. Ibarra MRR 447 Civ. Paved No 3200
Los Perales BHA 3 Civ. Paved Yes 4400
Ciro Alegria 180 Civ. Unpaved No 5400
Andoas 230 Civ. Paved No 6700
Pedernales 20 0
Francisco de Orellana OCC 250 Civ. Paved Yes 4900
Atahualpa 2227 Civ. Paved No 6500
Nueve Loja Lago Agrio LGQ 299 0
El Pato AB 87 0
Jaen 753 Civ. Unpaved No 5900
Captain Montes TYL 87 Civ. Paved Yes 8000
Capitan Concha PIU 53 Civ. Paved Yes 8200
Tarapoa TPC 240 Mil. Paved Yes 5400
Puerto Asis PUU 254 Civ. Paved No 5900

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Duran ECDUN Ecuador
Guayaquil ECGYE Ecuador
Prtmaritimo Ecuador
Puna ECPUN Ecuador
Puerto Bolivar ECPBO Ecuador
Salinas ECSNC Ecuador
La Libertad ECLLD Ecuador
Zorritos PEZOR Peru
Manta ECMEC Ecuador
Bahia de Caraquez Ecuador
Los Organos PELOO Peru
Cojimies Ecuador
Cabo Blanco PECAB Peru
Caleta Lobitos Peru
Talara PETYL Peru
Puerto de San Lorenzo Ecuador

Dams

Intensity Reservoir Dam Name River Year
Daule Peripa Daule 1987
Tahuin Arenillas 1988
Poza Honda Portoviejo 1971
El Carrizal El Carrizal -99
San Lorenzo Chipillico 1958
Poechos Poechos Chira 1975

More information

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