M 5.8 in Ecuador on 04 Feb 2019 17:45 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: 5.8M
Depth: 70 Km
Lat/Lon: -2.4476 , -79.8618
Event Date: 04 Feb 2019 17:45 UTC
Exposed Population: 4680000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000jd8d
Inserted at: 04 Feb 2019 19:17 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.3 (Ecuador)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000jd8d 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
1247459 0 04 Feb 2019 17:45 5.7M, 63.65km 4.23 4.8 million 00:13 NEIC
1247468 0 04 Feb 2019 17:45 5.8M, 70km 4.59 4.7 million 01:31 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 Guayas (population 2,762,596) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
<1000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1247459 -2.435/-79.813 5.7 63.65 4.23 04 Feb 2019 18:02 00:16 (new episode)
2 0 1247468 -2.435/-79.813 5.7 63.65 4.23 04 Feb 2019 19:17 01:31 (new episode)
3 0 1247468 -2.448/-79.862 5.8 70 4.59 04 Feb 2019 19:20 01:34 (upd of #2)
4 0 1247468 -2.448/-79.862 5.8 70 4.59 04 Feb 2019 19:47 02:02 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Guayas Ecuador 3.2 million people
Canar Ecuador 92000 people
Azuay Ecuador 490000 people
El Oro Ecuador 500000 people
Los Rios Ecuador 410000 people
Bolivar Ecuador <1000 people
Chimborazo Ecuador no people
Manabi Ecuador 13000 people
Tumbes Peru 25000 people
Guayas Ecuador 340000 people
Canar Ecuador 170000 people
Azuay Ecuador 290000 people
El Oro Ecuador 150000 people
Los Rios Ecuador 390000 people
Bolivar Ecuador 180000 people
Chimborazo Ecuador 480000 people
Manabi Ecuador 1.4 million people
Loja Ecuador 270000 people
Tumbes Peru 180000 people
Morona-Santiago Ecuador 160000 people
Zamora-Chinchipe Ecuador 57000 people
Cotopaxi Ecuador 450000 people
Tungurahua Ecuador 530000 people
Piura Peru 1.1 million people
Amazonas Peru 6900 people
Pichincha Ecuador 2.1 million people
Pastaza Ecuador 71000 people
Napo Ecuador 1800 people
Loreto Peru 4100 people
Esmeraldas Ecuador 23000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
San Carlos Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 2 km
Puerto Buenavista Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 17 km
Recreo Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 21 km
Guayaquil Guayas Ecuador Major city 1.9 million people 27 km
Alfaro Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 31 km
Tauro Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 33 km
El Tabor Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 33 km
Chongoncito Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 34 km
Mercedes Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 35 km
Naranjal Guayas Ecuador Village5 31000 people 37 km
Aguapiedra Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 38 km
Safando Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 39 km
Vainilla Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 39 km
Sabana Grande Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 40 km
Pascuales Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 42 km
Soledad Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 43 km
Jesús María Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 44 km
Yaguachi Guayas Ecuador Village5 27000 people 44 km
Boliche Guayas Ecuador City - 46 km
El Mate Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 47 km
Tamarindo Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 47 km
Sitio Córdova Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 48 km
Campo Alegre Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 51 km
Posorja Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 52 km
Capone Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 52 km
Victoria Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 53 km
San Miguel Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 53 km
M.J. Calle Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 53 km
Balao Guayas Ecuador Village5 11000 people 54 km
José Real Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 55 km
Mariscal Sucre Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 55 km
Tamarindo Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 56 km
Gómez Rendón Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 56 km
Subida Alta Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 56 km
Data Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 56 km
G. Muñoz Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 57 km
Victoria Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 59 km
La Troncal Canar Ecuador Village5 35000 people 59 km
San Antonio Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 59 km
Cedropamba Cañar Ecuador Village5 - 60 km
San Miguel Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 61 km
Nobol Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 61 km
Hacienda El Triunfo Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 61 km
Salinas Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 64 km
Lorenzo de Garaicoa Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 64 km
Gala de Arriba Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 64 km
San Luis Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 66 km
Daule Guayas Ecuador Village4 48000 people 66 km
Zacachun Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 66 km
Lomas de Sargentillo Guayas Ecuador Village5 7500 people 68 km
Bocana Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 69 km
Camilo Ponce Enríquez Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 69 km
San Vicente Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 70 km
Baquerizo Moreno Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 71 km
Isidro Ayora Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 71 km
Engabao Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 71 km
Potosí Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 74 km
Pagua El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 74 km
El Paraíso El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 75 km
Tendales El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 75 km
San Rafael Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 76 km
Pita Los Ríos Ecuador Village5 - 77 km
Enganga Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 78 km
Zapotal Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 79 km
Miniatura Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 79 km
Las Balsas Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 81 km
Bucay Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 81 km
Babahoyo Los Ríos Ecuador Village4 75000 people 81 km
Pedro Carbo Guayas Ecuador Village5 23000 people 81 km
Santa Lucía Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 82 km
Guangala Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 83 km
Azúcar Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 83 km
Potrero de la Virgen Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 83 km
Victoria Bolívar Ecuador Village5 - 86 km
El Guabo El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 88 km
El Carmen Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 88 km
San Geronimo Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 88 km
Engullima Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 89 km
Antonio Sotomayor Los Ríos Ecuador Village5 - 89 km
Aguada Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 90 km
Canduy Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 91 km
Machala El Oro Ecuador City 190000 people 91 km
Montalvo Los Ríos Ecuador Village5 15000 people 93 km
Union Colombiana El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 93 km
Bajada de Colonche Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 93 km
Salanguillo Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 95 km
Río Verde Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 95 km
Merella Los Ríos Ecuador Village5 - 96 km
Cruz de Guanábano Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 96 km
Baños Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 97 km
San Clemente Los Ríos Ecuador Village5 - 97 km
Pasaje El Oro Ecuador Village4 44000 people 97 km
Banepo Los Ríos Ecuador Village5 - 97 km
Pozuelos Los Ríos Ecuador Village5 - 97 km
Vinces Los Ríos Ecuador Village4 32000 people 99 km
Guale Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 100 km
Colimes Guayas Ecuador Village5 9300 people 101 km
Colonche Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 101 km
Río Seco Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 103 km
Santo Tomás Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 104 km
Zapallo Loma Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 63 km
Santa Marta Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 71 km
Naranjos Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 75 km
San Juan Cañar Ecuador Village5 - 84 km
Chontamarca Cañar Ecuador Village5 - 86 km
General Morales Cañar Ecuador Village5 - 94 km
Shagli Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 96 km
Cañar Cañar Ecuador Village5 11000 people 98 km
Llagos Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 98 km
Limón Los Ríos Ecuador Village5 - 102 km
San Luis Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 103 km
Manzano Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 103 km
Uculoma Cañar Ecuador Village5 - 104 km
Rumiurco Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 105 km
Multitud Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 106 km
Chillanes Bolívar Ecuador Village5 - 106 km
Chalcalo Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 106 km
Curiloma Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 106 km
Cangrejo Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 106 km
Chunchi Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 107 km
Huiroguaico Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 108 km
Daligshi El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 108 km
Bijagual Los Ríos Ecuador Village5 - 108 km
Cascajal Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 109 km
Las Cañas Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 109 km
Tembleque El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 109 km
San Francisco El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 110 km
Manglar Alto Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 111 km
Ingapirca Cañar Ecuador Village5 - 111 km
Salinas El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 112 km
San Pedro Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 112 km
Girón Azuay Ecuador Village4 - 112 km
Paján Manabí Ecuador Village5 7400 people 112 km
Pallatanga Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 112 km
Colegio Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 112 km
San Miguel Bolívar Ecuador Village5 12000 people 112 km
Biblián Cañar Ecuador Village5 - 113 km
Santa Isabel Loja Ecuador Village5 - 114 km
San Nicolás Cañar Ecuador Village5 - 115 km
Santa Elena Guayas Ecuador Village5 42000 people 115 km
La Libertad Guayas Ecuador Village4 75000 people 115 km
Calvario El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 116 km
Matapalo Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 116 km
Alausí Chimborazo Ecuador Village4 8800 people 117 km
Sevilla Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 117 km
Chilla El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 118 km
Tispa Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 118 km
Azogues Cañar Ecuador City 34000 people 118 km
Pedro Pablo Gómez Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 119 km
El Burro Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 119 km
Guanazán El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 120 km
Avanzada El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 121 km
San Sebastián Bolívar Ecuador Village5 - 121 km
Purín Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 122 km
Olmedo Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 122 km
Don Pancho Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 122 km
Blanco Macas Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 123 km
El Cacao Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 123 km
Achupallas Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 124 km
Chacras El Oro Ecuador Village4 - 124 km
Pocita Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 125 km
Manú Loja Ecuador Village5 - 125 km
San José Bolívar Ecuador Village5 - 125 km
El Carmen Guayas Ecuador Village4 62000 people 126 km
Piedras Verdes El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 127 km
Chinchipe Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 127 km
Paute Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 128 km
Noboa Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 129 km
La Esperanza Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 129 km
Las Núñez Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 129 km
Lluzhapa Loja Ecuador Village5 - 129 km
San José de Raranga Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 130 km
América Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 130 km
Bellavista Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 131 km
Playas El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 131 km
Gualaceo Azuay Ecuador Village5 17000 people 132 km
Yacoto Bolívar Ecuador Village5 - 132 km
Taday Cañar Ecuador Village5 - 132 km
Piedras El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 132 km
Palmira Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 133 km
Parig Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 133 km
Guaranda Bolívar Ecuador City 21000 people 133 km
Los Potreros Guayas Ecuador Village5 - 134 km
Chipo Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 135 km
Ayampe Manabi Ecuador Village5 - 135 km
Selva Alegre Loja Ecuador Village5 - 135 km
El Bosque El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 135 km
Cochapata Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 135 km
Pindilig Cañar Ecuador Village5 - 136 km
Pueblo Nuevo Tumbes Peru Village5 - 136 km
Julcuy Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 137 km
Capilla Mauta Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 137 km
Sigsig Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 137 km
Patagrande El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 137 km
Palmales El Oro Ecuador Village5 - 138 km
Pueblo Nuevo Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 139 km
Ucumarina Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 139 km
Urcuchagra Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 140 km
Tumbes Tumbes Peru City 100000 people 140 km
Guamote Chimborazo Ecuador Village5 - 140 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)
Taura 17 0
Simon Bolivar International GYE 5 Civ. Paved Yes 8000
Maragrosa 5 0
Guabital 8 0
Posorja 5 0
La Puntilla 14 0
San Carlos 30 0
La Carolina 23 0
Martinica 27 0
La Mina 4 0
Hacienda la Julia 15 0
Babahoyo North 17 0
General Serrano MCH 4 Civ. Paved Yes 5400
La Clementina 100 0
Banasur 9 0
Mariscal Lamar CUE 2530 Civ. Paved Yes 6200
Victor Larrea 52 Civ. Paved No 3400
Loma Larga 64 0
Ayangue 5 0
General Ulpiano Paez SNC 4 Mil. Paved Yes 7900
Pedro Canga TBP 25 Civ. Unpaved Yes 8200
Jipijapa JIP unknown 0
Chimborazo 2790 Civ. Paved No 5200
Quevedo North 107 0
Reales Tamarindos PVO 44 Civ. Paved No 7200
Los Perez 23 0
Mendez MZD unknown 0
Loja LOH unknown 0
Camilo Ponce Enriquez 1238 Civ. Paved No 6500
Gualaquiza 1000 Civ. Paved No 6800
Patuca 541 0
Sucua SUQ 950 Civ. Unpaved No 3900
Eloy Alfaro MEC 12 Civ. Paved Yes 9300
Macas XMS 1000 Civ. Paved Yes 8200
Chachoan ATF 2564 Civ. Paved Yes 6500
Los Perales BHA 3 Civ. Paved Yes 4400
Macara V. Ibarra MRR 447 Civ. Paved No 3200
Cotopaxi 2784 Civ. Paved Yes 12100
Rio Amazonas PTZ 1043 Civ. Paved Yes 5000
Santo Domingo Los Colorados 521 Civ. Paved No 3600
Taisha TSC 457 Civ. Unpaved No 3600
El Pato AB 87 0
Captain Montes TYL 87 Civ. Paved Yes 8000
Mariscal Sucre International UIO 2811 Civ. Paved Yes 10200
Capitan Concha PIU 53 Civ. Paved Yes 8200

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Prtmaritimo Ecuador
Guayaquil ECGYE Ecuador
Duran ECDUN 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

Dams

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

More information

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