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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Near Coast of Ecuador on Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Apr 28 12:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 91.0 to 87.0 km.
Date & time: Tue, 28 Apr 11:19:52 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 87.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.15°S / 79.65°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Licto (100 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5.6*10^12 J (1.56 GWh / 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 28 Apr 2015
Tue, 28 Apr 11:19 UTCM 5.3 / 100 kmNEAR COAST OF ECUADOREMSC
Tue, 28 Apr 11:19 UTCM 5.3 / 100 km4km SSE of Yaguachi, EcuadorUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Solingen Germany / MMI VI (Strong shaking): It was short , but strong . I was in guayaquil at this time .
Quito (255 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cuena, Ecuador (109.9 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
en español / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Cuenca / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): Bed moves, and some noise coming from the hotel building
banos / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Macas / MMI IV (Light shaking): I thought someone was shaking my bed and got ready to kick his ass.. No one was there..
Quito (255 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Not sure what was that - just woke up. Need to confirm with checking curtains rope was moving.
control sur cuenca azuay / MMI IV (Light shaking): bumpi,and rattle , huming noise, and side to side. for about 5 to 7 seconds
control sur cuenca azuay / MMI IV (Light shaking): bumpi,and rattle , huming noise, and side to side. for about 5 to 7 seconds
Guayaquil/Ecuador / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Manglaralto / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Guayaquil / MMI V (Moderate shaking): A powerful shake for 10 seconds. That let us with a shock...
Cuenca, Ecuador / MMI IV (Light shaking)
cuenca ecuador (109.9 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Started out light then went to moderate shaking
Duran Guayas Ecuador / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Biggest ever un guayas ecuador
Guayaquil (26.2 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): It shaked for a short moment.
Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador / MMI IV (Light shaking): Shaking in bed
Guayaquil, Las Peñas (27.8 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke us up. Time to update emergency kit!
Puerto Lopez / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woken up to light shaking. Our mosquito nets over our beds where the first indicator as they were swinginG around.
San Jacinto, Manabi, Ecuador / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Guayaquil, Ecuador / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Hilton Hilton, Guayaquil / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Guayaquil / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Mejor despertador imposible! Largo y fuertesito! Buenos días, desde la mitad del mundo!
Montanita / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
Guayaquil / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Guayaquil / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
guayaquil, ecuador (28.1 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Samborondón (Ecuador) (25 km W from epicenter)(no details): страшно ((( (via EMSC)
Colonche (Ecuador) (113 km W from epicenter)(no details): The whole house made a noise and things where bouncing, not damage. I was almost awake and the noise woke me up completely. In the ocean the waves are huge, it is almost 3 hours ago. (via EMSC)
(Ecuador) (112 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Heard noise and a little shaking. (via EMSC)
General Villamil (Ecuador) (99 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It felt like a bunch of people were shaking my bed. (via EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador) (30 km W from epicenter)(no details): Fueron dos remezones, el uno moderado y el segundo el más fuerte, ambos movimientos de carácter trepidatorio. El sismo hizo salir volando las aves de los árboles. (via EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador) (30 km W from epicenter)(no details): I live in Guayaquil. It did not feel as a swaying motion. It shook hard and fast. (via EMSC)
Santo Domingo (Ecuador) (207 km N from epicenter)(no details): 2-3 min. Sideways rock....woke us up about 0613 hrs. No damage. No electricty for an hour. (via EMSC)
Cuenca (Ecuador) (119 km SE from epicenter)(no details): It started out light then went to moderate shaking. It lasted about 38 seconds (via EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador) (31 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Mild rumbling no damage (via EMSC)
Cuenca (Ecuador) (119 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Rocking/swaying motion about 3 or 4 times. I am a Southern California native, and *know* well what earthquakes feel like! (via EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador) (31 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Strange thing was that 3-4 seconds before the main tremor there was a minor trembling, just in time I could wake up my wife. (via EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador) (31 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It was like a 5.8 . It felt strong and short. (via EMSC)

 

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