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

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Ecuador - Manabi on 2016/04/17 02:13:58

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.8 quake 27km SSE of Muisne, Ecuador, 2016-04-16 18:58:37 -05:00, which had occurred 7 hours earlier.
Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Ecuador - Manabi on 2016/04/17 02:13:58
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: 2016-04-17 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 (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (164 km / 102 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) NE of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
43 km (27 mi) NW of Chone (pop: 44,800)
43 km (27 mi) NW of Tosagua (pop: 14,700)
71 km (44 mi) N of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
72 km (45 mi) NE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
133 km (83 mi) W of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2016-04-17 07:13:58 UTC
2016/04/17 02:13:58
M 6.1Ecuador - ManabiIGEPN

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)

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)

Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake Ecuador - Manabi 2016/04/17 02:13:58

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (313 quakes):
  • 09 Sep 2016 17:12 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (34 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 26 Aug 2016 04:25 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 21 Jul 2016 11:57 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    39 km (24.2 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (33 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 20 Jul 2016 01:20 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 19 Jul 2016 01:52 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    34 km (21.1 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Jul 2016 07:03 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Jul 2016 04:28 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    40 km (24.9 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (28 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Jun 2016 12:04 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 05 Jun 2016 23:30 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 05 Jun 2016 17:06 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 03 Jun 2016 04:31 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 02 Jun 2016 00:18 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 01 Jun 2016 07:45 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (34 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 01 Jun 2016 02:12 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (31 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 30 May 2016 15:17 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (36 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 30 May 2016 05:48 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    67 km (41 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Ecuador - Manabi on 2016/04/17 02:13:58
 

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