Office of Communications and Publishing 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive Reston, VA 20192 United States Phone: 703-648-4460. "Ecuador earthquake" redirects here. The April 16, 2016 M 7.8 earthquake, offshore of the west coast of northern Ecuador, occurred as the result of shallow thrust faulting on or near the plate boundary between the Nazca and Pacific plates. If you felt this earthquake, report your experience on the “USGS Did You Feel It?” website for this event. The catastrophic earthquake that destroyed buildings in Ecuador on Saturday became far more devastating Sunday, when the death toll soared to 272. For estimates of casualties and damage, visit the USGS Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) website. Recent Earthquakes Near Ecuador Sorted: Recent Recent Quakes; Biggest Quakes; Filter By Magnitude No Filter; 2+ mag; 3+ mag; 4+ mag; 5+ mag; 6+ mag; 7+ mag; 8+ mag; Nearby Places South America; The Caribbean and Central America; Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador; Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador; Trujillo, La Libertad, Peru; Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia; Chimborazo; Guayas; Tungurahua; Cañar; Los Ríos; … After the earthquake struck in Ecuador, HOT sent out an e-mail to enlist volunteers to build up-to-date maps for aid workers. total usg humanitarian funding for the ecuador earthquake response in fy 2016 $2,984,908 1 Year of funding indicates the date of commitment or obligation, not appropriation, of funds. The April 2016 earthquake is at the southern end of the approximate rupture area of the 1906 event. EERI Earthquake Reconnaissance Team Report: M7.8 Muisne, Ecuador Earthquake on April 16, 2016 1-8 Figure 1-3. 661 people lost their lives and almost 28,000 people were injured. Tue 19 Apr 2016 13.36 EDT Last modified on Mon 3 Feb 2020 07.52 EST. At the location of the earthquake, the Nazca plate subducts eastward beneath the South America plate at a velocity of 61 mm/yr. For the April 2016 earthquake, see 2016 Ecuador … Global Incident Map Displaying Terrorist Acts, Suspicious Activity, and General Terrorism News ... USGS map of the magnitude 7.8 earthquake in Ecuador in April 2016. Public Affairs Specialist. Ecuador Earthquake: Assessing the Extent of Damaged Buildings. Maintaining the … EMSC: Ecuador, Machala (318.7 km SSE from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Dios mio primera vez en la vida que siento un temblor tan fuerte, todo se movió de un momento a otro de una manera tan fuerte que todos empezamos a orar y nos dimos cuenta que se trataba de un terremoto en nuestro propio país!
It was a truly terrifying event felt across the country,” said José Luis Ochoa, World Vision’s national director in Ecuador, in the days after the quake. A magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Ecuador on April 16, 2016 at 23:58 UTC. 2 USAID/OFDA funding represents anticipated or actual obligated amounts as of May 6, 2016.