Latest earthquakes near Loja today

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List of latest earthquakes near Loja.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 10, 2024 13:46
(Guayaquil)
M 4.0 264 km SE
from Loja
Jul 5, 2024 17:06
(Guayaquil)
M 3.9 182 km N
from Loja
Jun 29, 2024 07:33
(Guayaquil)
M 3.8 85 km N
from Loja
Jun 28, 2024 07:09
(Guayaquil)
M 4.2 111 km ESE
from Loja
Jun 21, 2024 01:02
(Guayaquil)
M 4.4 173 km NNE
from Loja
Jun 19, 2024 17:15
(Guayaquil)
M 4.2 213 km E
from Loja
Jun 18, 2024 17:34
(Guayaquil)
M 3.8 179 km W
from Loja
Jun 18, 2024 12:11
(Guayaquil)
M 4.6 298 km NE
from Loja
Jun 17, 2024 21:22
(Guayaquil)
M 5.5 281 km E
from Loja
Jun 17, 2024 14:51
(Guayaquil)
M 3.9 210 km NNE
from Loja
Jun 16, 2024 12:32
(Guayaquil)
M 4.5 282 km NE
from Loja
Jun 11, 2024 05:01
(Guayaquil)
M 3.8 177 km NE
from Loja
Jun 10, 2024 18:05
(Guayaquil)
M 3.5 267 km NNE
from Loja
Jun 7, 2024 18:22
(Guayaquil)
M 3.5 132 km NNW
from Loja
May 21, 2024 02:14
(Guayaquil)
M 4.2 281 km N
from Loja
May 21, 2024 02:12
(Guayaquil)
M 3.5 291 km N
from Loja
May 20, 2024 21:43
(Guayaquil)
M 5.2 61 km WNW
from Loja
May 17, 2024 15:10
(Guayaquil)
M 4.0 90 km NNW
from Loja
May 14, 2024 11:39
(Guayaquil)
M 4.4 196 km NE
from Loja
May 13, 2024 22:00
(Guayaquil)
M 4.5 187 km ESE
from Loja
May 12, 2024 19:05
(Guayaquil)
M 4.0 146 km E
from Loja
May 12, 2024 01:43
(Guayaquil)
M 3.2 204 km NNW
from Loja
May 6, 2024 05:11
(Guayaquil)
M 4.2 192 km ENE
from Loja
May 3, 2024 23:00
(Guayaquil)
M 4.9 298 km E
from Loja
May 3, 2024 09:19
(Guayaquil)
M 4.0 118 km WNW
from Loja

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Loja Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
76 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4
Jul 10, 2024 13:46

Average

A total of 760 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Loja in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 76 earthquakes per year, or 6 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Loja roughly every 4 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Loja in 2019. A total of 96 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Loja that year. The strongest had a 6.2 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Loja in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Loja 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 Loja (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 708 93.16%
Mag. 5 46 6.05%
Mag. 6 5 0.66%
Mag. 7 1 0.13%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Loja

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.5
On Nov 28, 2021 05:52.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.5
On Nov 28, 2021 05:52.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Loja occurred on Nov 28, 2021 05:52 local time (America/Guayaquil timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.5 and struck 270 kilometers (168 mi) east of Loja, at a depth of 126 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Loja in the list below.

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Loja 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 Loja.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Loja.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Nov 28, 2021 05:52
(Guayaquil)
M 7.5 270 km E
from Loja
Mar 18, 2023 12:12
(Guayaquil)
M 6.8 153 km NNW
from Loja
Feb 3, 2022 10:58
(Guayaquil)
M 6.5 258 km E
from Loja
Mar 31, 2019 02:04
(Guayaquil)
M 6.2 289 km NW
from Loja
Sep 6, 2018 21:12
(Guayaquil)
M 6.2 199 km NNE
from Loja
Jul 30, 2021 12:10
(Guayaquil)
M 6.2 187 km SW
from Loja
Feb 4, 2019 12:45
(Guayaquil)
M 5.8 190 km NNW
from Loja
Oct 5, 2022 03:26
(Guayaquil)
M 5.8 182 km WSW
from Loja
Jul 14, 2022 17:30
(Guayaquil)
M 5.7 227 km NNW
from Loja
Jan 18, 2019 16:27
(Guayaquil)
M 5.7 277 km ENE
from Loja

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Nearest earthquakes from Loja

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Loja.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Nov 14, 2020 11:55
(Guayaquil)
M 4.1 5 km ENE
from Loja
Nov 19, 2023 10:10
(Guayaquil)
M 4.2 13 km NW
from Loja
Jul 15, 2017 17:27
(Guayaquil)
M 4.1 30 km ESE
from Loja
Nov 13, 2018 05:10
(Guayaquil)
M 4.1 38 km NW
from Loja
Feb 3, 2022 02:02
(Guayaquil)
M 4.0 44 km WNW
from Loja
Feb 18, 2021 05:51
(Guayaquil)
M 5.2 44 km E
from Loja
Oct 10, 2020 12:04
(Guayaquil)
M 4.2 49 km NNE
from Loja
Aug 22, 2019 15:53
(Guayaquil)
M 4.2 54 km NNE
from Loja
Dec 22, 2018 08:46
(Guayaquil)
M 4.2 57 km NW
from Loja
Jun 10, 2023 03:15
(Guayaquil)
M 4.1 59 km SW
from Loja

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Loja

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Loja?

A 4 magnitude earthquake hit near Loja on the afternoon of July 10, 2024 at 13:46 local time (America/Guayaquil). The center of this earthquake was located 264km south-east of Loja at a depth of 18km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Loja in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Loja?

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Loja on the night of November 28, 2021 at 05:52 local time (America/Guayaquil). The center of this earthquake was located 270km east of Loja at a depth of 126km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Loja since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Loja?

In the past 10 years, 760 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Loja. This averages to 76 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 5 days.