Geophysicist registered an earthquake in Galapagos on February 1

The Geophysical Institute reported on February 1, 2021, of an earthquake registered in Galapagos. Photo: Twitter / @IGecuador.

Geophysicist registered an earthquake in Galapagos this February 1

February 1, 2021 10:39

The Geophysical Institute of the National Polytechnic School reported this morning, Monday, February 1, 2021, that an earthquake was registered in Galapagos .

It is the second time in the day that the Geophysicist reports an earthquake in the country.  According to the entity, the earthquake occurred at 09:25 on February 1. The earthquake had a magnitude of 3.81 degrees on the Richter scale. 

The epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of 10 kilometers 44.08 kilometers from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, in the Galapagos. 

It is the second earthquake today, February 1. The first took place at 01:22 and was recorded in Pichincha.  The epicenter of this earthquake, according to the Geophysicist, was 58.19 kilometers from Sangolquí at a depth of 5 kilometers.

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