03/27/2022 - Earthquake in Esmeraldas, Ecuador

Event Characteristics
CEDIM Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Date & Time March 27, 2022, 6:28 a.m.
Magnitude Mw 5.8
Latitude 0.87 °N
Longitude -79.64 °E
Depth 40 km
Aftershocks 1
Last Update 2022-03-27
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Impact
Country Displaced Injured Dead Damaged Buildings Destroyed Buildings
Total 7845 1 1 7408 717
Ecuador 7845 1 1 7408 717

Detailed damage statistics (damaged / destroyed)

Ecuador 15 16 0 9 0 7358 / 717 6 13

Source: Earthquake Impact Database

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Impact on Energy Infrastructure

A total 0.23 GW of power generation capacity has been affected by this event.

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