Latest earthquakes near Tulcán, Carchi today

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List of latest earthquakes near Tulcán.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 12, 2024 15:54
(Guayaquil)
M 2.1 145 km SW
from Tulcán
Jul 2, 2024 21:16
(Guayaquil)
M 2.4 130 km SSW
from Tulcán
Jul 1, 2024 00:27
(Guayaquil)
M 4.5 134 km SW
from Tulcán
Jun 24, 2024 17:12
(Guayaquil)
M 3.6 25 km WNW
from Tulcán
Jun 19, 2024 12:44
(Guayaquil)
M 3.6 197 km WNW
from Tulcán
Jun 7, 2024 10:27
(Guayaquil)
M 4.0 297 km NW
from Tulcán
Jun 1, 2024 16:27
(Guayaquil)
M 3.6 92 km SE
from Tulcán
May 28, 2024 20:12
(Guayaquil)
M 3.7 172 km W
from Tulcán
May 22, 2024 03:44
(Guayaquil)
M 4.7 237 km NW
from Tulcán
May 22, 2024 00:34
(Guayaquil)
M 5.0 238 km NW
from Tulcán
May 21, 2024 02:14
(Guayaquil)
M 4.2 300 km SSW
from Tulcán
May 21, 2024 02:12
(Guayaquil)
M 3.5 292 km SSW
from Tulcán
May 7, 2024 09:56
(Guayaquil)
M 3.9 40 km SSE
from Tulcán
May 6, 2024 10:32
(Guayaquil)
M 4.8 40 km SSE
from Tulcán
May 6, 2024 10:17
(Guayaquil)
M 4.9 44 km SSE
from Tulcán
May 5, 2024 01:11
(Guayaquil)
M 4.4 231 km NE
from Tulcán
Apr 25, 2024 16:43
(Guayaquil)
M 3.7 258 km SW
from Tulcán
Apr 25, 2024 15:12
(Guayaquil)
M 2.6 125 km SW
from Tulcán
Apr 10, 2024 19:45
(Guayaquil)
M 4.4 286 km S
from Tulcán
Apr 9, 2024 06:19
(Guayaquil)
M 3.6 217 km S
from Tulcán
Apr 2, 2024 13:34
(Guayaquil)
M 2.6 259 km SSW
from Tulcán
Mar 12, 2024 00:15
(Guayaquil)
M 4.1 267 km WSW
from Tulcán
Feb 25, 2024 02:27
(Guayaquil)
M 4.6 263 km WSW
from Tulcán
Feb 23, 2024 00:16
(Guayaquil)
M 3.0 247 km SSW
from Tulcán
Feb 22, 2024 17:10
(Guayaquil)
M 3.9 176 km W
from Tulcán

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Tulcán

Tulcán Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
40 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.1
Jul 12, 2024 15:54

Average

A total of 401 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Tulcán, Carchi in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 40 earthquakes per year, or 3 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Tulcán roughly every 9 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Tulcán in 2016. A total of 110 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Tulcán that year. The strongest had a 7.8 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Tulcán with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Tulcán in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Tulcán during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Tulcán (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 366 91.27%
Mag. 5 29 7.23%
Mag. 6 5 1.25%
Mag. 7 1 0.25%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Tulcán

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.8
On Apr 16, 2016 18:58.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.8
On Jan 31, 1906 10:22.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Tulcán occurred on Apr 16, 2016 18:58 local time (America/Guayaquil timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.8 and struck 250 kilometers (155 mi) west-southwest of Tulcán, at a depth of 21 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Tulcán in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.8 earthquake struck on Jan 31, 1906 10:22, 184 kilometers (114 mi) west-southwest of Tulcán. It is the strongest earthquake near Tulcán in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Tulcán, Carchi in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Tulcán.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Tulcán.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 16, 2016 18:58
(Guayaquil)
M 7.8 250 km WSW
from Tulcán
May 18, 2016 11:46
(Guayaquil)
M 6.9 214 km W
from Tulcán
May 18, 2016 02:57
(Guayaquil)
M 6.7 234 km W
from Tulcán
Jul 10, 2016 21:11
(Guayaquil)
M 6.3 215 km W
from Tulcán
Apr 20, 2016 03:33
(Guayaquil)
M 6.2 278 km W
from Tulcán
Apr 20, 2016 03:35
(Guayaquil)
M 6.0 258 km W
from Tulcán
Jul 10, 2016 21:01
(Guayaquil)
M 5.9 215 km W
from Tulcán
Mar 26, 2022 23:28
(Guayaquil)
M 5.8 211 km W
from Tulcán
Apr 22, 2016 20:24
(Guayaquil)
M 5.7 283 km W
from Tulcán
Jul 25, 2022 08:33
(Guayaquil)
M 5.7 20 km SW
from Tulcán

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Tulcán

Nearest earthquakes from Tulcán

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Tulcán, Carchi. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Tulcán.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 25, 2023 22:16
(Guayaquil)
M 4.4 15 km WSW
from Tulcán
Oct 29, 2014 09:52
(Guayaquil)
M 4.7 15 km WNW
from Tulcán
Nov 10, 2014 20:53
(Guayaquil)
M 4.4 17 km SW
from Tulcán
Jul 25, 2022 08:38
(Guayaquil)
M 4.1 17 km WSW
from Tulcán
Jul 25, 2022 08:33
(Guayaquil)
M 5.7 20 km SW
from Tulcán
Feb 14, 2019 01:49
(Guayaquil)
M 4.1 19 km WSW
from Tulcán
Jul 31, 2022 10:06
(Guayaquil)
M 4.1 20 km WSW
from Tulcán
Jun 12, 2022 02:05
(Guayaquil)
M 4.0 21 km W
from Tulcán
Feb 14, 2019 01:24
(Guayaquil)
M 4.8 21 km SSW
from Tulcán
Jul 31, 2022 08:09
(Guayaquil)
M 4.0 21 km WSW
from Tulcán

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Tulcán

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Tulcán.

When was the last earthquake in Tulcán, Carchi?

A 2.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Tulcán on the afternoon of July 12, 2024 at 15:54 local time (America/Guayaquil). The center of this earthquake was located 145km southwest of Tulcán at a depth of 9km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Tulcán, Carchi in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Tulcán, Carchi?

A 8.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Tulcán on the morning of January 31, 1906 at 10:22 local time (America/Guayaquil). The center of this earthquake was located 184km west of Tulcán at a depth of 20km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Tulcán since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Tulcán, Carchi?

In the past 10 years, 401 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Tulcán. This averages to 40 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 9 days.