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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.
http://www.resiliencesystem.org/resources-energy-communication-water-sanitation

UNHCR - One month after the earthquake, humanitarian needs persist in Ecuador
http://www.unhcr.org/news/latest/2016/5/573eec3f4/month-earthquake-humanitarian-needs-persist-ecuador.html 

New York Times - Ecuador Rattled by Two Powerful Earthquakes
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/19/world/americas/ecuador-earthquake.html?_r=0 

GDACS - Earthquake alert in Ecuador on 18 May 2016 16:46 UTC
http://www.gdacs.org/report.aspx?eventid=1086512&episodeid=1128626&eventtype=EQ

USGS - M6.8 - 24km NW of Rosa Zarate, Ecuador
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us10005i9n#general 

NBC News - Western Ecuador Rattled by Magnitude 6.7 Earthquake: USGS - 18 May 2016
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/western-ecuador-rattled-magnitude-6-7-earthquake-usgs-n575906

GDACS - Earthquake alert in Ecuador on 18 May 2016 07:57 UTC
http://www.gdacs.org/report.aspx?eventid=1086489&episodeid=1128583&eventtype=EQ

USGS - M6.7 - 34km WNW of Rosa Zarate, Ecuador - 18 May 2016
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us10005i5t#general

reliefweb - Ecuador
http://reliefweb.int/country/ecu

Humanity Road - Ecuador Earthquake
http://humanityroad.org/ecuadorearthquake/

DIRECT RELIEF DELIVERS 47 TONS OF CRITICAL MEDICAL AID TO ECUADOR
https://www.directrelief.org/2016/05/direct-relief-airlifts-47-tons-critical-medical-aid-ecuador/

GDACS - Earthquake alert in Ecuador on 16 Apr 2016 23:58 UTC
http://www.gdacs.org/report.aspx?eventid=1084565&episodeid=1125608&eventtype=EQ

USGS - 7.8 - 29km SSE of Muisne, Ecuador - 16 April 2016
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20005j32#general 

 

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