Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Ecuador - Manabi on Sunday, 17 April 2016

Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - San Vicente, 21 km north of Caracas, Canton Sucre, Provincia de Manabi, Ecuador, on 2016/04/17 02:13:58

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.8 quake 28 km south of Muisne, Provincia de Esmeraldas, Ecuador, 2016-04-16 18:58:37 -05:00, which had occurred 7 hours earlier.
Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - San Vicente, 21 km north of Caracas, Canton Sucre, Provincia de Manabi, Ecuador, on 2016/04/17 02:13:58

Very strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 0 km depth

17 Apr 07:20 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 6 minutes.
Apr 17 07:24: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 6.1.
Date & time: Apr 17, 2016 07:13:58 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/17 02:13:58
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.42°S / 80.36°W (San Vicente, Provincia de Manabi, Ecuador)
Antipode: 0.42°N / 99.64°E
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (164 km / 102 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) NNE of Sucre (Manabí) (pop: 37,100) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NW of Chone (Manabí) (pop: 44,800) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NNW of Tosagua (Manabí) (pop: 14,700) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NNW of Bolivar (Manabí) (pop: 17,300) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) N of Portoviejo (Manabí) (pop: 170,300) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NNE of Manta (Manabí) (pop: 183,200) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NNE of Montecristi (Manabí) (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) N of Sucre (24 de Mayo, Manabí) (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) NNW of Guayaquil (Guayas) (pop: 1,952,000) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (128 mi) W of San Francisco de Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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6.10 kmEcuador - ManabiIGEPN
5.719 kmNear Coast of EcuadorGFZ
5.610 km- 24km NE of Bahia de Caraquez, EcuadorUSGS
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User reports for this quake (20)

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Guayaquil (205.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : This is suck! I'm scared (reported through our app)  
Pasto (387.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Pasto (387.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
ibarra, ecuador / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Guayaquil (207.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Ventanas (151.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Cotacachi, Ecuador / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Antonio de Pchincha / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Montañita / Weak shaking (MMI III)
quito north (208 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Guayaquil Airport / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ambato (213.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (206.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Fue corto y leve (reported through our app)  
Cantón Duran (Ecuador, 203 km S of epicenter) : Estaba quedándome dormido pero me despertó (reported through EMSC)  
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 199 km S of epicenter) : We were woken during the night. It was brief. (reported through EMSC)  
Samborondón (Ecuador, 198 km S of epicenter) : Fue una replica fuerte de 5.5 (reported through EMSC)  
Quito (Ecuador, 194 km E of epicenter) : Tambien en quito .. (reported through EMSC)  
Montañita (Ecuador, 171 km S of epicenter) : Aftershocks continue (reported through EMSC)  
Quito (Ecuador, 193 km E of epicenter) : Me despertó!!! (reported through EMSC)  
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 201 km S of epicenter) : A quick one (reported through EMSC)  
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