A large M7.4 earthquake (now revised up to M7.8) has struck near the shores of Ecuador South America in the East Pacific.
This large East Pacific earthquake was something we were specifically watching out for.
The East Pacific was named as a location to watch for a large earthquake to strike as compensation movement for the massive amount of activity taking place in the WEST Pacific near Japan.
See the warning issued for the East Pacific here:
Information on this earthquake from the USGS:
|Location/uncertainty||0.348°N 79.972°W± 6.5 km|
|Depth/uncertainty||20.2 km± 5.0|
|Number of Stations||–|
|Number of Phases||122|
|Minimum Distance||237.8 km (2.14°)|
|Travel Time Residual||1.10 s|
|FE Region||NEAR THE COAST OF ECUADOR (105)|