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February 22, 2019

A magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck Palora, Ecuador on February 22, 2019 at 5:17 am local time (10:17 UTC).

Visit the USGS event page for more information. For estimates of casualties and damage, visit the USGS Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) website.


If you felt this earthquake, report your experience on the “USGS Did You Feel It?” website for this event.


Map of shaking intensity Palora, Ecuador region.
Map shows shaking from the February 22, 2019 Palora, Ecuador earthquake.

For information about tsunami watches, warnings or advisories, visit the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) tsunami website.


The USGS operates a 24/7 National Earthquake Information Center in Colorado that can be reached for more information at 303-273-8500.


Learn more about the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program