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Ecuador Earthquake - Information Resources

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake occurred on the central coast of Ecuador on 16 April 2016 at 23:58:37 (UTC), 6:58pm ECT.
The epicenter was 16 miles SSE of the town of Muisne.

Another earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.7 struck Ecuador early Wednesday, 18 May 2016 at 2016-05-18 07:57:05 (UTC).  The epicenter was 36 miles south of Esmeraldas at a depth of about seven miles, the USGS said.

Also, an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 struck Ecuador on Wednesday 2016-05-18 at 16:46:44 (UTC).  The epicenter was 24km NW of Rosa Zarate, at a depth of 31.0 km.

A list of information resources in support of this disaster response is provided below.

A list of ideas and resources that might be beneficial for use in disaster response, or for use in areas with inadequate infrastructure is within the link below.

UNHCR - One month after the earthquake, humanitarian needs persist in Ecuador 

New York Times - Ecuador Rattled by Two Powerful Earthquakes 

GDACS - Earthquake alert in Ecuador on 18 May 2016 16:46 UTC

USGS - M6.8 - 24km NW of Rosa Zarate, Ecuador 

NBC News - Western Ecuador Rattled by Magnitude 6.7 Earthquake: USGS - 18 May 2016

GDACS - Earthquake alert in Ecuador on 18 May 2016 07:57 UTC

USGS - M6.7 - 34km WNW of Rosa Zarate, Ecuador - 18 May 2016

reliefweb - Ecuador

Humanity Road - Ecuador Earthquake


GDACS - Earthquake alert in Ecuador on 16 Apr 2016 23:58 UTC

USGS - 7.8 - 29km SSE of Muisne, Ecuador - 16 April 2016 


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