5.0 magnitude earthquake 54 km from Valdez, Esmeraldas, Ecuador

1979-12-12 12:03:45 UTC

UTC time: Wednesday, December 12, 1979 12:03 PM
Your time: 1979-12-12T12:03:45Z
Magnitude Type: mb
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 0 people


A
1979-12-12 12:03:45 UTC 5.0 magnitude, 33 km depth
Valdez, Esmeraldas, Ecuador

5.0 magnitude earthquake

1979-12-12 12:03:45 UTC at 12:03
December 12, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 1.542, -79.377
54.2 km from Valdez (33.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Ecuador

Depth: 33 km

Aftershocks:
B
1979-12-12 18:36:30 UTC 4.8 magnitude, 77 km depth
Tumaco, Nariño, Colombia

4.8 magnitude earthquake

1979-12-12 18:36:30 UTC at 18:36
December 12, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 2.122, -79.329
67.2 km from Tumaco (41.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 77 km

C

4.9 magnitude earthquake

1979-12-12 20:08:59 UTC at 20:08
December 12, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 2.419, -79.211
64.2 km from Francisco Pizarro (40.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 33 km

D
1979-12-12 20:18:32 UTC 4.4 magnitude, 33 km depth
Tumaco, Nariño, Colombia

4.4 magnitude earthquake

1979-12-12 20:18:32 UTC at 20:18
December 12, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 2.03, -79.435
73.2 km from Tumaco (45.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 33 km

E

4.8 magnitude earthquake

1979-12-13 01:46:35 UTC at 01:46
December 13, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 2.275, -79.634
103.2 km from Francisco Pizarro (64.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 33 km

F

4.5 magnitude earthquake

1979-12-13 04:20:33 UTC at 04:20
December 13, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 2.165, -78.863
17.2 km from Francisco Pizarro (10.2 miles)

Near West Coast Of Colombia

Depth: 33 km

G

5.0 magnitude earthquake

1979-12-13 04:46:45 UTC at 04:46
December 13, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 2.142, -79.053
37.2 km from Francisco Pizarro (23.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 33 km

H

4.5 magnitude earthquake

1979-12-13 08:05:29 UTC at 08:05
December 13, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 1.639, -80.092
89.2 km from Esmeraldas (55.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Ecuador

Depth: 33 km

I

4.5 magnitude earthquake

1979-12-13 19:33:49 UTC at 19:33
December 13, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 2.274, -79.419
79.2 km from Francisco Pizarro (49.2 miles)

South Of Panama

Depth: 33 km

J
1979-12-13 20:41:52 UTC 4.5 magnitude, 33 km depth
Tumaco, Nariño, Colombia

4.5 magnitude earthquake

1979-12-13 20:41:52 UTC at 20:41
December 13, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 1.994, -79.432
71.2 km from Tumaco (44.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Ecuador

Depth: 33 km