Latest earthquakes near Tungurahua, Ecuador today

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List of latest earthquakes near Tungurahua.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 12, 2024 15:54
(Guayaquil)
M 2.1 119 km N
from Ambato
Jul 5, 2024 17:06
(Guayaquil)
M 3.9 145 km SSW
from Ambato
Jul 5, 2024 02:07
(Guayaquil)
M 4.8 273 km W
from Ambato
Jul 2, 2024 21:16
(Guayaquil)
M 2.4 124 km NNE
from Ambato
Jul 1, 2024 00:27
(Guayaquil)
M 4.5 121 km N
from Ambato
Jun 29, 2024 07:33
(Guayaquil)
M 3.8 231 km SSW
from Ambato
Jun 28, 2024 10:02
(Guayaquil)
M 3.8 277 km WNW
from Ambato
Jun 25, 2024 00:04
(Guayaquil)
M 4.0 156 km W
from Ambato
Jun 24, 2024 17:12
(Guayaquil)
M 3.6 248 km NNE
from Ambato
Jun 24, 2024 15:15
(Guayaquil)
M 3.9 267 km W
from Ambato
Jun 23, 2024 16:31
(Guayaquil)
M 3.6 152 km W
from Ambato
Jun 21, 2024 01:02
(Guayaquil)
M 4.4 140 km S
from Ambato
Jun 19, 2024 12:44
(Guayaquil)
M 3.6 295 km NNW
from Ambato
Jun 18, 2024 12:11
(Guayaquil)
M 4.6 187 km SE
from Ambato
Jun 17, 2024 21:22
(Guayaquil)
M 5.5 365 km SE
from Ambato
Jun 17, 2024 14:51
(Guayaquil)
M 3.9 130 km SSE
from Ambato
Jun 16, 2024 12:32
(Guayaquil)
M 4.5 129 km SE
from Ambato
Jun 11, 2024 05:01
(Guayaquil)
M 3.8 177 km SSE
from Ambato
Jun 10, 2024 18:05
(Guayaquil)
M 3.5 104 km SE
from Ambato
Jun 7, 2024 18:22
(Guayaquil)
M 3.5 201 km SSW
from Ambato
Jun 1, 2024 16:27
(Guayaquil)
M 3.6 214 km NE
from Ambato
May 28, 2024 20:12
(Guayaquil)
M 3.7 243 km NNW
from Ambato
May 21, 2024 02:14
(Guayaquil)
M 4.2 64 km WSW
from Ambato
May 21, 2024 02:12
(Guayaquil)
M 3.5 62 km WSW
from Ambato
May 20, 2024 21:43
(Guayaquil)
M 5.2 298 km SSW
from Ambato

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Tungurahua

Tungurahua Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 886 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Tungurahua, Ecuador in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 88 earthquakes per year, or 7 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Tungurahua roughly every 4 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Tungurahua in 2016. A total of 197 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Tungurahua that year. The strongest had a 7.8 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Tungurahua in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Tungurahua 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 Tungurahua (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 811 91.53%
Mag. 5 62 7.0%
Mag. 6 11 1.24%
Mag. 7 2 0.23%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Tungurahua

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 Tungurahua occurred on Apr 16, 2016 18:58 local time (America/Guayaquil timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.8 and struck 232 kilometers (144 mi) north-west of Ambato, at a depth of 21 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Tungurahua in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.8 earthquake struck on Jan 31, 1906 10:22, 259 kilometers (161 mi) north-west of Ambato. It is the strongest earthquake near Tungurahua 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 Tungurahua, 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 Tungurahua.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Tungurahua.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 16, 2016 18:58
(Guayaquil)
M 7.8 232 km NW
from Ambato
Feb 22, 2019 05:17
(Guayaquil)
M 7.5 203 km ESE
from Ambato
May 18, 2016 11:46
(Guayaquil)
M 6.9 223 km NNW
from Ambato
Mar 18, 2023 12:12
(Guayaquil)
M 6.8 219 km SW
from Ambato
May 18, 2016 02:57
(Guayaquil)
M 6.7 227 km NW
from Ambato
Jul 10, 2016 21:11
(Guayaquil)
M 6.3 233 km NNW
from Ambato
Apr 20, 2016 03:33
(Guayaquil)
M 6.2 275 km NW
from Ambato
Mar 31, 2019 02:04
(Guayaquil)
M 6.2 256 km WSW
from Ambato
Sep 6, 2018 21:12
(Guayaquil)
M 6.2 113 km S
from Ambato
Dec 3, 2017 06:19
(Guayaquil)
M 6.1 207 km WNW
from Ambato

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Tungurahua

Earthquakes by city in Tungurahua

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

Use this regional Tungurahua earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Pelileo.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Tungurahua, Ecuador?

A 2.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Tungurahua on the afternoon of July 12, 2024 at 15:54 local time (America/Guayaquil). The center of this earthquake was located 119km north of Ambato at a depth of 9km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Tungurahua, Ecuador in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Tungurahua, Ecuador?

A 8.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Tungurahua on the morning of January 31, 1906 at 10:22 local time (America/Guayaquil). The center of this earthquake was located 259km north-northwest of Ambato at a depth of 20km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Tungurahua since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Tungurahua, Ecuador?

In the past 10 years, 886 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Tungurahua. This averages to 89 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 4 days.