M 4.8 in Ecuador on 21 Dec 2016 01:04 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1101446
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 0.9226 , -79.6844
Event Date: 21 Dec 2016 01:04 UTC
20 Dec 2016 20:04 Local
Exposed Population:
523760 people within 100km
Inserted at: 21 Dec 2016 01:31 UTC

GDACS Score

For more info on GDACS alert score click here.
  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us10007llb Scaled population (vector) n.a  
  C1 earthquake n.a  
  C2 earthquake n.a  
  Country Vulnerability n.a  
  INFORM_normalised n.a  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
Satellite products
Analytical products
Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 247 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Samoan survivor glad to be home for ChristmasSun, 25 Dec 2016 00:03:00 +0100.

Imagine being away in a foreign country when a tragedy strikes and you’re an ocean away from home. This is the real life experience of Tevaga Paul Chan Tung, who originally from Samoa but was caught in the earthquake that struck the Solomon
...(more)
Suman tres mil 70 las réplicas del sismo de abril en EcuadorSat, 24 Dec 2016 20:38:00 +0100.

A tres mil 70 llegó hoy el total de réplicas del terremoto de Pedernales (Manabí), ocurrido el último 16 de abril en esa ciudad costera de Ecuador. El boletín más reciente del Instituto Geofísico, emitido la mañana de este sábado, indica qu
...(more)
3070 réplicas se han registrado en Ecuador, desde terremoto de abrilSat, 24 Dec 2016 20:30:00 +0100.

Desde inicios de diciembre más de 62 sismos de pequeña y mediana magnitud han estremecido la región costera A 3070 llegó este fin de semana el total de réplicas del terremoto de Pedernales (Manabí), ocurrido el último 16 de abril en esa ciu
...(more)
Canal Interoceánico avanza en NicaraguaSat, 24 Dec 2016 18:48:00 +0100.

El proyecto del Canal Interoceánico por Nicaragua, concesionado a la empresa china HKND está avanzando de acuerdo a lo previsto y sigue vivo, reporta el medio electrónico Informe Pastrán. Para garantizar un ambiente sostenible del proyecto,
...(more)

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (42), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),