Details of Disaster Information


Ecuador : Earthquake : 2016/04/16
GLIDE: EQ-2016-000035-ECU  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2016/04/16
Country
   or
District
Ecuador
Name Earthquake
Outline The 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck off Pacific coast of Ecuador on the night of 16 April 2016. At least 77 people were killed.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA 2016/05/19
Killed: 661
Missing: 12
Evacuated: 28,911
Affected: 240,704
Buildings with restricted access in rural and urban areas: 18,663
Affected educational institutions: 808

OCHA 2016/05/09
Killed: 660
Missing: 15
Evacuated: 33,757
Affected: 218,000
Destroyed buildings: 6,998
Affected educational institutions: 560

OCHA 2016/04/23
Killed: 654
Missing: 58
Injured: 16,601
Evacuated: 25,640
Affected: 220,000
Destroyed buildings: 6,998
Affected educational institutions: 281

IFRC 2016/04/19
Killed: 480
Injured: 4,605
Evacuated: 20,503
Destroyed buildings: 805
Affected buildings: 608
Affected schools: 146


Related Links
Report/Articles
  • OCHA 2016/05/19
    Ecuador: Earthquake Situation Report No. 10 (as of 18 May 2016)
  • OCHA 2016/05/09
    Ecuador: Earthquake Situation Report No. 09 (up to 9 May 2016)
  • OCHA 2016/04/23
    Ecuador: Earthquake Situation Report No. 06 (through 23 April 2016)
  • CNN 2016/04/21
    At least 570 people are now known to have died in the quake, according to Ecuador\'s Risk Management Office. The agency also reported that 155 people remain missing, and 7,015 injured. It also announced that almost 25,000 people remain in shelters.
  • IFRC 2016/04/19
    Ecuador: Earthquake - Information Bulletin no. 3
  • Reuters 2016/04/18
    Ecuador counts over 400 quake deaths, damage in the billions.
  • IFRC 2016/04/18
    The most current United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) information bulletin (17 April 2016) reports 233 deaths, 588 people wounded with 269 buildings destroyed and 89 damaged. Twenty-six schools have been damaged.
  • Reuters 2016/04/17
    A powerful earthquake killed at least 77 people, injured hundreds more, ravaged coastal towns and sent residents fleeing for higher ground in Ecuador on Saturday night, 16 April 2016.
Geographycal Data Information
  • ECHO 2016/05/20
    Ecuador – 6.8 Mw and 6.7 Mw Earthquakes - ECHO Daily Map | 19/05/2016
  • Pacific Disaster Center 2016/04/19
    7.8 Earthquake - 27km SSE of Muisne, Ecuador - 16 April 2016 2358 UTC: Total Buildings Destroyed by Province (as of 19 April 2016 0830 Local Time)
  • Pacific Disaster Center 2016/04/19
    7.8 Earthquake - 27km SSE of Muisne, Ecuador - 16 April 2016 2358 UTC Total Deaths Reported by Province (as of 19 April 2016 0830 Local Time)
  • ECHO 2016/04/18
    Ecuador - 7.8 Mw Earthquake - ECHO Daily Map | 18/04/2016
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