Latest earthquakes near Guayas, Ecuador today

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List of latest earthquakes near Guayas.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 12, 2024 15:54
(Guayaquil)
M 2.1 268 km NNE
from Guayaquil
Jul 5, 2024 17:06
(Guayaquil)
M 3.9 68 km ESE
from Guayaquil
Jul 5, 2024 02:07
(Guayaquil)
M 4.8 202 km NW
from Guayaquil
Jul 2, 2024 21:16
(Guayaquil)
M 2.4 282 km NE
from Guayaquil
Jul 1, 2024 00:27
(Guayaquil)
M 4.5 278 km NE
from Guayaquil
Jun 29, 2024 07:33
(Guayaquil)
M 3.8 135 km SSE
from Guayaquil
Jun 28, 2024 10:02
(Guayaquil)
M 3.8 241 km NNW
from Guayaquil
Jun 28, 2024 07:09
(Guayaquil)
M 4.2 300 km SE
from Eloy Alfaro
Jun 25, 2024 00:04
(Guayaquil)
M 4.0 125 km N
from Guayaquil
Jun 24, 2024 15:15
(Guayaquil)
M 3.9 196 km NW
from Guayaquil
Jun 23, 2024 16:31
(Guayaquil)
M 3.6 118 km N
from Guayaquil
Jun 21, 2024 01:02
(Guayaquil)
M 4.4 128 km ESE
from Guayaquil
Jun 18, 2024 17:34
(Guayaquil)
M 3.8 235 km SSW
from Guayaquil
Jun 18, 2024 12:11
(Guayaquil)
M 4.6 296 km E
from Guayaquil
Jun 17, 2024 21:22
(Guayaquil)
M 5.5 379 km ESE
from Milagro
Jun 17, 2024 14:51
(Guayaquil)
M 3.9 183 km E
from Guayaquil
Jun 16, 2024 12:32
(Guayaquil)
M 4.5 245 km E
from Guayaquil
Jun 11, 2024 05:01
(Guayaquil)
M 3.8 201 km ESE
from Guayaquil
Jun 10, 2024 18:05
(Guayaquil)
M 3.5 215 km E
from Guayaquil
Jun 7, 2024 18:22
(Guayaquil)
M 3.5 85 km SSE
from Guayaquil
May 21, 2024 02:14
(Guayaquil)
M 4.2 115 km NE
from Guayaquil
May 21, 2024 02:12
(Guayaquil)
M 3.5 121 km NE
from Guayaquil
May 20, 2024 21:43
(Guayaquil)
M 5.2 170 km S
from Guayaquil
May 17, 2024 15:10
(Guayaquil)
M 4.0 125 km SSE
from Guayaquil
May 14, 2024 11:39
(Guayaquil)
M 4.4 239 km ESE
from Guayaquil

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Guayas

Guayas Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 875 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Guayas, Ecuador in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 87 earthquakes per year, or 7 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Guayas roughly every 4 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Guayas in 2016. A total of 146 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Guayas that year. The strongest had a 7.8 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Guayas in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Guayas 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 Guayas (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 815 93.14%
Mag. 5 52 5.94%
Mag. 6 7 0.8%
Mag. 7 1 0.11%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Guayas

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.8
On Apr 16, 2016 18:58.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.8
On Apr 16, 2016 18:58.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Guayas occurred on Apr 16, 2016 18:58 local time (America/Guayaquil timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.8 and struck 287 kilometers (178 mi) north of Guayaquil, at a depth of 21 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Guayas in the list below.

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Guayas, Ecuador 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 Guayas.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Guayas.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 16, 2016 18:58
(Guayaquil)
M 7.8 287 km N
from Guayaquil
Mar 18, 2023 12:12
(Guayaquil)
M 6.8 65 km S
from Guayaquil
May 18, 2016 02:57
(Guayaquil)
M 6.7 292 km N
from Guayaquil
Mar 31, 2019 02:04
(Guayaquil)
M 6.2 106 km WNW
from Guayaquil
Sep 6, 2018 21:12
(Guayaquil)
M 6.2 122 km E
from Guayaquil
Dec 3, 2017 06:19
(Guayaquil)
M 6.1 198 km NNW
from Guayaquil
Apr 21, 2016 22:03
(Guayaquil)
M 6.0 223 km NNW
from Guayaquil
Jun 30, 2017 17:29
(Guayaquil)
M 6.0 223 km NNW
from Guayaquil
Apr 21, 2016 22:20
(Guayaquil)
M 5.9 224 km NNW
from Guayaquil
Feb 4, 2019 12:45
(Guayaquil)
M 5.8 24 km SSE
from Guayaquil

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Guayas

Earthquakes by city in Guayas

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in Guayas, Ecuador.

Use this regional Guayas earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including La Libertad, Velasco Ibarra, Balzar, Naranjito, El Triunfo, Naranjal, Playas, Yaguachi Nuevo, Samborondón and Pedro Carbo.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Guayas, Ecuador?

A 2.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Guayas on the afternoon of July 12, 2024 at 15:54 local time (America/Guayaquil). The center of this earthquake was located 268km north-northeast of Guayaquil at a depth of 9km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Guayas, Ecuador in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Guayas, Ecuador?

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Guayas on the evening of April 16, 2016 at 18:58 local time (America/Guayaquil). The center of this earthquake was located 287km north of Guayaquil at a depth of 21km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Guayas since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Guayas, Ecuador?

In the past 10 years, 875 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Guayas. This averages to 88 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 4 days.