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M 6 in Ecuador on 03 Dec 2017 11:19 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Earthquake event

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Population map close up. (Source: JRC)
  • Magnitude: 6 M
  • Depth: 24.73 km (shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us1000bkjh
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -0.4845, -80.2823
  • Time (UTC): 03 Dec 2017 11:19:06
  • Time (ECT): 03 Dec 2017 12:19:06
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.3 (ECU)

Event time line

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IDAlertScore DateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm) Source
1189859 0.01

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
Population
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 1189859
0.01 realtime 2017-12-03 12:39:19 No people affected 0
  Earthquake 207097
0 realtime 2017-12-03 12:39:19 1.6 million 40 thousand 0
  Shakemap 2
0.01 realtime 2017-12-03 14:23:43 No people affected 30 thousand 0
Close
03 Dec 2017 11:19 6M, 24.73km 6.31 1.6 million 00:19 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

Population

Population near epicenter
Radius Population
100 km 1.5 million people
75 km 1.1 million people
50 km 350000 people
20 km 43000 people
10 km 11000 people
5 km 3900 people
2 km <1000 people

The earthquake happened in Ecuador , Province of Manabi (population 1,133,452) . The nearest places are Rosa Blanca, Las Flores, San Agustín, Los Liberales, Pinquigua, Boyacá, Palmas, San Isidro, Canoa, San Vicente, and Doblones.

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Manabi Ecuador 1.1 million people

Affected Populated Places

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Rosa Blanca Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 3 km
Las Flores Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 6 km
San Agustín Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 8 km
Los Liberales Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 11 km
Pinquigua Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 13 km
Boyacá Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 15 km
Palmas Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 15 km
San Isidro Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 16 km
Canoa Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 18 km
San Vicente Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 18 km
Salinas Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 18 km
Santa Rosa Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 18 km
El Paraíso Manabí Ecuador Village6 - 21 km
Bahía de Caráquez Manabí Ecuador City 24000 people 22 km
Leonidas Plaza Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 22 km
El Rosario Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 23 km
San Pedro Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 24 km
Eloy Alfaro Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 24 km
Puerto Larrea Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 24 km
La Habana Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 25 km
E. Alfaro Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 25 km
Sesme Manabi Ecuador Village5 - 28 km
África Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 28 km
San Antonio Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 28 km
Pavón Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 28 km
Ricaurte Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 29 km
Ávila Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 31 km
Jama Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 31 km
Zapallo Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 32 km
Chone Manabí Ecuador City 44000 people 32 km
Ciénega Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 33 km
Mate Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 33 km
Puerto Cabuyal Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 34 km
Corono Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 34 km
Bachillero Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 34 km
La Chonta Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 34 km
Convento Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 35 km
Las Yucas Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 37 km
El Junco Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 37 km
La Estancilla Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 38 km
San Clemente Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 38 km
Laguna Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 39 km
Canuto Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 39 km
Calceta Manabí Ecuador Village4 17000 people 42 km
Trinidad Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 42 km
Montañita Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 42 km
La Esperanza Manabí Ecuador Village6 - 43 km
Pezcadillo Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 43 km
Tres Charcos Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 44 km
Mirador Manabí Ecuador Village6 - 44 km
Charapotó Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 45 km
Diez de Agosto Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 45 km
Quiroga Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 48 km
Agua Fría Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 49 km
Cabuyal Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 49 km
Junín Manabí Ecuador Village5 8900 people 49 km
Crucita Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 51 km
Rocafuerte Manabí Ecuador Village5 10000 people 52 km
Piedras Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 55 km
Pueblo Nuevo Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 55 km
Membrillo Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 56 km
Coaque Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 57 km
Sacote Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 58 km
La Unión Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 58 km
Río Chico Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 58 km
Pueblo Viejo Manabí Ecuador Village6 - 58 km
Resbalón Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 59 km
Zapote Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 59 km
Cabuyal Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 59 km
Abdón Calderón Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 61 km
Sube y Baja Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 61 km
Atahualpa Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 62 km
San Miguel Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 64 km
San Plácido Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 64 km
Jaramijó Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 65 km
Pedernales Manabí Ecuador Village5 5800 people 66 km
Porto Viejo Manabi Ecuador City - 66 km
Pata de Pájaro Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 66 km
El Mono Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 67 km
Mariano Manabi Ecuador Village6 - 67 km
Honorato Vásquez Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 68 km
Sequita Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 68 km
Las Mercedes Manabí Ecuador Village5 - 69 km
Tachel Manabí Ecuador Village6 - 69 km
Doblones Manabí Ecuador Village6 - 69 km

Critical infrastructure

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

Nearby and affected airports
Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Los Perales BHA 3 Civ. Paved Yes 4400 19 km
Reales Tamarindos PVO 44 Civ. Paved No 7200 65 km
Pedernales 20 0 66 km
Eloy Alfaro MEC 12 Civ. Paved Yes 9300 67 km
Major ports
Name LOCODE Country Distance
Bahia de Caraquez Ecuador 19 km
Manta ECMEC Ecuador 70 km
Cojimies Ecuador 96 km
Hydro-dams
Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
El Carrizal El Carrizal -99 50 km
Poza Honda Portoviejo 1971 70 km
Daule Peripa Daule 1987 77 km

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