Latest earthquakes near Guayaquil, Guayas today

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List of latest earthquakes near Guayaquil.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
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 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 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
May 12, 2024 01:43
(Guayaquil)
M 3.2 29 km E
from Guayaquil
May 6, 2024 05:11
(Guayaquil)
M 4.2 299 km ESE
from Guayaquil

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Guayaquil

Guayaquil Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 840 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Guayaquil, Guayas in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 84 earthquakes per year, or 7 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Guayaquil roughly every 4 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Guayaquil in 2016. A total of 142 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Guayaquil that year. The strongest had a 7.8 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Guayaquil in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Guayaquil 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 Guayaquil (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 781 92.98%
Mag. 5 51 6.07%
Mag. 6 7 0.83%
Mag. 7 1 0.12%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Guayaquil

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.8
On Apr 16, 2016 18:58.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.8
On May 13, 1942 21:13.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Guayaquil 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 Guayaquil in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.8 earthquake struck on May 13, 1942 21:13, 243 kilometers (151 mi) north of Guayaquil. It is the strongest earthquake near Guayaquil 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 Guayaquil, Guayas 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 Guayaquil.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Guayaquil.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
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
Sep 6, 2018 21:12
(Guayaquil)
M 6.2 122 km E
from Guayaquil
Mar 31, 2019 02:04
(Guayaquil)
M 6.2 106 km WNW
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 Guayaquil

Nearest earthquakes from Guayaquil

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Guayaquil.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Oct 15, 2022 02:39
(Guayaquil)
M 4.7 5 km WSW
from Guayaquil
Jun 22, 2022 12:11
(Guayaquil)
M 4.1 4 km ESE
from Guayaquil
Dec 6, 2016 14:12
(Guayaquil)
M 4.2 4 km NNE
from Guayaquil
Apr 26, 2017 03:46
(Guayaquil)
M 4.4 8 km S
from Guayaquil
Mar 15, 2017 11:16
(Guayaquil)
M 4.3 8 km SSE
from Guayaquil
May 27, 2020 08:34
(Guayaquil)
M 4.1 8 km NE
from Guayaquil
Dec 10, 2019 09:57
(Guayaquil)
M 4.1 8 km SSE
from Guayaquil
Aug 22, 2020 19:52
(Guayaquil)
M 4.3 10 km ENE
from Guayaquil
Jan 6, 2024 06:51
(Guayaquil)
M 4.4 12 km ESE
from Guayaquil
Dec 27, 2022 00:25
(Guayaquil)
M 4.2 13 km N
from Guayaquil

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Guayaquil

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Guayaquil, Guayas?

A 2.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Guayaquil 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 Guayaquil, Guayas in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Guayaquil, Guayas?

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Guayaquil on the evening of May 13, 1942 at 21:13 local time (America/Guayaquil). The center of this earthquake was located 243km north of Guayaquil at a depth of 20km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Guayaquil since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Guayaquil, Guayas?

In the past 10 years, 840 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Guayaquil. This averages to 84 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 4 days.