Latest earthquakes near Machala, El Oro today

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List of latest earthquakes near Machala.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 5, 2024 17:06
(Guayaquil)
M 3.9 124 km NE
from Machala
Jul 5, 2024 02:07
(Guayaquil)
M 4.8 299 km NNW
from Machala
Jun 29, 2024 07:33
(Guayaquil)
M 3.8 79 km E
from Machala
Jun 28, 2024 07:09
(Guayaquil)
M 4.2 224 km ESE
from Machala
Jun 25, 2024 00:04
(Guayaquil)
M 4.0 242 km N
from Machala
Jun 24, 2024 15:15
(Guayaquil)
M 3.9 295 km NNW
from Machala
Jun 23, 2024 16:31
(Guayaquil)
M 3.6 236 km N
from Machala
Jun 21, 2024 01:02
(Guayaquil)
M 4.4 157 km ENE
from Machala
Jun 18, 2024 17:34
(Guayaquil)
M 3.8 133 km SW
from Machala
Jun 17, 2024 21:22
(Guayaquil)
M 5.5 372 km E
from Machala
Jun 17, 2024 14:51
(Guayaquil)
M 3.9 215 km ENE
from Machala
Jun 16, 2024 12:32
(Guayaquil)
M 4.5 290 km ENE
from Machala
Jun 11, 2024 05:01
(Guayaquil)
M 3.8 206 km ENE
from Machala
Jun 10, 2024 18:05
(Guayaquil)
M 3.5 266 km NE
from Machala
Jun 7, 2024 18:22
(Guayaquil)
M 3.5 71 km NE
from Machala
May 21, 2024 02:14
(Guayaquil)
M 4.2 218 km NNE
from Machala
May 21, 2024 02:12
(Guayaquil)
M 3.5 227 km NNE
from Machala
May 20, 2024 21:43
(Guayaquil)
M 5.2 59 km SSE
from Machala
May 17, 2024 15:10
(Guayaquil)
M 4.0 42 km E
from Machala
May 14, 2024 11:39
(Guayaquil)
M 4.4 239 km E
from Machala
May 13, 2024 22:00
(Guayaquil)
M 4.5 299 km ESE
from Machala
May 12, 2024 19:05
(Guayaquil)
M 4.0 248 km ESE
from Machala
May 12, 2024 01:43
(Guayaquil)
M 3.2 122 km NNE
from Machala
May 7, 2024 17:22
(Guayaquil)
M 4.4 261 km WSW
from Machala
May 6, 2024 05:11
(Guayaquil)
M 4.2 270 km E
from Machala

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Machala

Machala Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
75 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.9
Jul 5, 2024 17:06

Average

A total of 751 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Machala, El Oro in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 75 earthquakes per year, or 6 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Machala roughly every 4 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Machala in 2021. A total of 104 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Machala that year. The strongest had a 6.2 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Machala in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Machala 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 Machala (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 705 93.87%
Mag. 5 42 5.59%
Mag. 6 4 0.53%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Machala

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.8
On Mar 18, 2023 12:12.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.4
On Jul 26, 1971 21:02.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Machala occurred on Mar 18, 2023 12:12 local time (America/Guayaquil timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.8 and struck 54 kilometers (34 mi) north-northeast of Machala, at a depth of 68 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Machala in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.4 earthquake struck on Jul 26, 1971 21:02, 297 kilometers (185 mi) north-northeast of Machala. It is the strongest earthquake near Machala 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 Machala, El Oro 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 Machala.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Machala.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Mar 18, 2023 12:12
(Guayaquil)
M 6.8 54 km NNE
from Machala
Jul 30, 2021 12:10
(Guayaquil)
M 6.2 198 km SSW
from Machala
Mar 31, 2019 02:04
(Guayaquil)
M 6.2 174 km NNW
from Machala
Sep 6, 2018 21:12
(Guayaquil)
M 6.2 171 km NE
from Machala
Oct 5, 2022 03:26
(Guayaquil)
M 5.8 191 km SSW
from Machala
Feb 4, 2019 12:45
(Guayaquil)
M 5.8 96 km N
from Machala
Jul 14, 2022 17:30
(Guayaquil)
M 5.7 137 km N
from Machala
Jun 5, 2017 06:34
(Guayaquil)
M 5.6 101 km SSW
from Machala
Mar 31, 2019 02:28
(Guayaquil)
M 5.5 170 km NNW
from Machala
Nov 17, 2017 23:23
(Guayaquil)
M 5.5 43 km NE
from Machala

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Machala

Nearest earthquakes from Machala

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Machala.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Aug 21, 2023 00:24
(Guayaquil)
M 5.4 7 km N
from Machala
Jul 23, 2023 14:24
(Guayaquil)
M 4.4 9 km S
from Machala
Jan 3, 2020 09:16
(Guayaquil)
M 4.9 8 km SSW
from Machala
Mar 26, 2017 08:12
(Guayaquil)
M 4.3 13 km SE
from Machala
Jan 16, 2015 06:39
(Guayaquil)
M 5.1 13 km S
from Machala
Jul 13, 2019 10:05
(Guayaquil)
M 4.0 17 km SSW
from Machala
Sep 15, 2019 18:05
(Guayaquil)
M 4.2 21 km WSW
from Machala
Jun 26, 2016 23:15
(Guayaquil)
M 4.3 24 km E
from Machala
Nov 18, 2019 14:02
(Guayaquil)
M 4.0 26 km ENE
from Machala
Jan 28, 2024 00:19
(Guayaquil)
M 4.3 28 km NE
from Machala

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Machala

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Machala, El Oro?

A 3.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Machala on the afternoon of July 5, 2024 at 17:06 local time (America/Guayaquil). The center of this earthquake was located 124km north-east of Machala at a depth of 55km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Machala, El Oro in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Machala, El Oro?

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Machala on the evening of July 26, 1971 at 21:02 local time (America/Guayaquil). The center of this earthquake was located 297km east of Machala at a depth of 120km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Machala since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Machala, El Oro?

In the past 10 years, 751 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Machala. This averages to 75 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 5 days.