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Ecuador: ECU 911 receives reports of damages after earthquake

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The ECU 911 reported that it received consultations in several jurisdictions of the country where the earthquake was felt: In Machala five consultation calls, while in Samborondon three calls

By: Metro Ecuador

June 5, 2017 / machine translated

Three houses in El Limo and Huacas, Puyango province, were affected by the earthquake of 6.2 degrees that was registered with epicenter in the border between Ecuador and Peru, according to the Committee of Operations of Provincial Emergency (COE) of Loja, headed By the Governor and the Secretariat of Risk Management (SGR).

The ECU 911 confirmed that due to the earthquake also affected the two-story building where the school and baccalaureate of the Tcnl Educational Unit works. Lauro Guerrero, located in Paltas, parish Lauro Guerrero. Six classrooms broke their windows and cracked the walls.

Also, in the canton Paltas, parish Orianga, in an address was the fall of four adobes of a wall.

On the other hand, in Celica, Pozul parish, in the Naranjito neighborhood, a mixed-dwelling house: adobe, wood and zinc roof collapsed product of the earthquake. At the moment, two people are housed in the house of relatives.

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In Miraflores neighborhood, three houses suffered fissures in their walls, but they do not present risks for its inhabitants.

The Ministry of Public Health reported that there were no people injured by the earthquake.

The ECU 911 detailed that it received consultative calls in several jurisdictions of the country where the earthquake was felt: Zonal Center ECU 911 Machala registered five consultation calls, while Zonal Center ECU 911 Samborondón a total of three by earthquake. Read Article

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4.7 earthquake near Portoviejo Ecuador, residents alarmed

A big scare yesterday took Manta and Portoviejo residents felt a tremor when at about 04:30. According to the Geophysical Institute of the National Polytechnic, the quake had a magnitude of 4.7 degrees and a depth of 10 kilometers. The epicenter was located about a mile south of Portoviejo. Read Article

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Ecuador, 4.8 Earthquake off of coastal province of El Oro

EL Universo reported an earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred on Sunday in the Pacific Ocean, off the coastal province of El Oro, according to the website detailing the Geophysical Institute of the National Polytechnic School (IG). The telluric phenomenon occurred at 23:01 and its epicenter situated 167 kilometers southwest of the city of Huaquillas. The […]

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5.5 Earthquake off north coast of Peru

Earthquake Details SOURCE USGS This event has been reviewed by a seismologist. Magnitude 5.5 Date-Time Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 07:09:13 UTC Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 02:09:13 AM at epicenter Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones Location 6.576°S, 80.938°W Depth 12.1 km (7.5 miles) Region NEAR THE COAST OF NORTHERN PERU Distances 102 […]

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Volunteers working to assist earthquake victims in Guatemala

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Rash of seismic activity November 11, 2012, hits coastal region of Chile

A seismic swarm today hit the coast of Chile’s O’Higgins region, in the center of the country, where in fifteen hours seventeen tremors have been recorded, but only three, all low current, were perceived by the population. According to the website of the Seismological Service of the University of Chile, between 21.35 local time on […]

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6.2 Earthquake near Ciudad Hidalgo Chiapas Mexico

The National Seismological Service reported that a 6.2 magnitude on the Richter scale was recorded this afternoon (16:13) 63 kilometers southwest of Ciudad Hidalgo, Chiapas with a depth of 10.00 and 92.40 longitude and latitude minus 14. Meanwhile the Institute of United States Geological Survey said the quake struck in the Pacific coast of Guatemala, […]

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4.5 EARTHQUAKE OFFSHORE GUATEMALA NOVEMBER 11, 2012

Earthquake Details SOURCE USGS This event has been reviewed by a seismologist. Magnitude 4.5 Date-Time Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 23:49:27 UTC Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 05:49:27 PM at epicenter Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones Location 13.978°N, 92.335°W Depth 38.1 km (23.7 miles) Region OFFSHORE GUATEMALA Distances 57 km (35 miles) SW […]

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Guatemala: one million affected by earthquake, state of emergency continues in seven departments

One million affected after quake in Guatemala / Extend state of emergency in seven departments After the powerful earthquake that shook Guatemala on Wednesday and was felt even in Mexico City, 52 people have been killed, one million more was affected and another six million remain at risk for possible aftershocks. Read Article

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Guatemala Earthquake Videos November 7, 2012

Earthquake Videos November 7, 2012

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Earthquake Guatemala: Death toll so far 29, November 7, 2012

The death toll from the earthquake that rocked Guatemala rose to 29 and authorities warn that it could continue to rise, because the report remains one hundred missing. Aroldo Rivera, governor of the department of San Marcos, bordering Mexico, told local media that “officially” in that area of ​​the country, “there are 29 dead and […]

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7.4 Earthquake Shakes Guatemala

Magnitude 7.4 – OFFSHORE GUATEMALA This webpage is being phased out and is no longer maintained. Please use the new Real-time Earthquake Map instead and update your bookmark. See Quick Tips & User Guide. 2012 November 07 16:35:50 UTC Earthquake Details This event has been reviewed by a seismologist. Magnitude 7.4 Date-Time Wednesday, November 07, […]

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4.4 earthquake Guayaquil Ecuador

Eluniverso.com reported an earthquake measuring 4.4 degrees was felt Saturday night in Guayaquil. The Geophysical Institute of the National Polytechnic reported through his Twitter account that the epicenter occurred near Guayaquil, about 20 miles northwest of Canton Balao, in the province of Guayas. The quake occurred at 20:14 and had a depth of 12 kilometers […]

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5.6 earthquake Costa Rica, September 8, 2012

He was moderate in Santa Cruz, and Nicoya Cóbano. In San José was weak. An earthquake of 5.6 degrees on the Richter scale shook Costa Rica on Saturday afternoon, causing no casualties or damage, with epicenter in Nicoya, on the Pacific coast, which occurred on Wednesday a 7.6 magnitude earthquake , according to the national […]

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Nicaragua: Army evacuating up to 3,000 people at risk due to San Cristobal explosion

SAN CRISTOBAL VOLCANO EXPLOSION – EVACUATIONS Laprensa.com.ni reported that between 2,800 and 3,000 people are at risk of being affected by the gases released in the past three explosions San Cristobal volcano, according to the National System for Prevention, Mitigation and Attention to Disasters (SINAPRED). The families of the communities of the bag, the Chonco, […]

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Costa Rica: 4.5 earthquake recorded 09-08-12

Laprensa.com.ni reported an earthquake with 4.5 magnitude on the Richter scale occurred on Saturday morning in Costa Rica, but without leaving damage or casualties, an official said. The quake at 06:01 local time (12H01 GMT) was centered in Playa Buena Vista Nicoya, near where the earthquake occurred on Wednesday of 7.6 degrees, reported the Volcanological […]

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Costa Rica: Hospitals in San Jose move stable patients to make room for earthquake emergency protocol

Hospitals Calderon Guardia, San Juan de Dios, Mexico and the National Children today gave out to patients in stable condition to receive patients Monsignor Sanabria Hospital in Puntarenas, requiring specialized care. CCSS reported damage Puntarenas Hospital ‘oxygen tanks rolling on the ground’ metropolitan medical centers report few problems Remover collapse in Zarcero take three weeks […]

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Costa Rica: first hour after earthquake, 13 million phone calls registered

The first 60 minutes after the quake of 7.6 degrees this morning, users of the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) made ​​13 million calls. Chinchilla serious damage rule and calls for calm ICE reported involvement in GSM and 3G telephony and areas near the quake without light CNE ruled Pacific tsunami warning for rural Neighbors […]

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Red Alert Costa Rica: 170 aftershocks recorded so far September 5, 2012

170 aftershocks of the strong earthquake in Nicoya Costa Rica on September 5, 2012, Experts said aftershocks could continue for days or even weeks. The National Emergency Commission (CNE) declared a red alert on the entire national territory, in order to have greater capacity to repair damage from the quake. Read Article

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7.6 earthquake Costa RIca second largest in country’s history

Earthquake today, measuring 7.6 Mw (moment magnitude), is the second strongest in the country’s history. The quake, whose epicenter was located five miles northeast of Samara, Nicoya, share the position with the 7.6 magnitude earthquake that was felt in San Estanislao (Carthage) on May 7, 1822. First, the earthquake is located Limón, of April 22, […]

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Strong earthquake shakes Costa RIca September 5, 2012

Nacion.com reported a strong earthquake struck the country this morning, with an epicenter at 8 km. northeast of Samara, Guanacaste. The National Seismological Network reports a preliminary magnitude of 7.6 on the Richter scale. The quake occurred at 8:42 am and is reported with great force throughout the Central Valley and the Pacific coast. It […]

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30,000 homes in historic district of Lima Peru high risk if major quake occurs

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Arequipa Peru: Misti Volacano registering earthquakes, active

On Thursday of last week, the network of seismographs installed by the Geophysical Institute of Peru ( IGP ) in the cone of the Misti volcano , located 17 kilometers from the city of Arequipa , recorded the highest seismic activity in the five years of monitoring conducted in this range. The engineer Orlando Macedo […]

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7.4 earthquake off coast of El Salvador

Magnitude 7.4 Date-Time SOURCE USGS Monday, August 27, 2012 at 4:37:23 UTC Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 10:37:23 PM at epicenter Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones Location 12,279 ° N, 88 530 ° W Depth 52.9 km (32.9 miles) Region OFFSHORE EL SALVADOR Distances 111 km (68 miles) S of Puerto El Triunfo, […]

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Ecuador: Reventador Volcano not being monitored by seismic stations due to damage

Because seismic stations damage there are no records of seismic activity. There was a column of steam at 600 m above the crater northeast direction Western. ANNEX TECHNICAL AND OBSERVATIONS Seismicity: For seismic damage was not determined the number of earthquakes on this day. Observations, and ash emissions: There are no reports of the lookouts. […]

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3.9 earthquake recorded Tabacundo Ecuador

Magnitud 3.9 MLv Fecha – Hora 21/08/2012 02:07:45 TL 21/08/2012 07:07:45 UTC Localización 0°N; 78.29°W Profundidad 5.00 Km Zona Prov: PICHINCHA Distancia epicentral e (hipocentral) a ciudades referenciales 9.4 ( 10.7) km al S 56° O de la ciudad de TABACUNDO 16.8 ( 17.6) km al S 74° O de la ciudad de CAYAMBE 25.6 […]

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