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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, 20 April 2016

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.8 quake: 27km SSE of Muisne, Ecuador on Sat, 16 Apr 23h58, which had occurred 3 days earlier.
Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Near Coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, 20 April 2016
Apr 20 09:12: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.2.
Date & time: Wednesday, 20 April 2016 08:33 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/20 03:33:42
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.83°N / 80.53°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (157 km)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 1.3*10^14 J (35 GWh / 30089 tons of TNT / 1.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 20 Apr 2016
Wed, 20 Apr 08:33 UTCM 6.1 / 10 kmNear Coast of EcuadorGFZ
Wed, 20 Apr 08:33 UTCM 6.1 / 15 kmNEAR COAST OF ECUADOREMSC
Wed, 20 Apr 08:33 UTCM 6.2 / 16.4 kmNear coast of EcuadorINGV
Wed, 20 Apr 08:33 UTCM 6.1 / 16 kmW of Muisne, EcuadorGeoAu
Wed, 20 Apr 08:33 UTCM 6.2 / 14.8 km- 19km WNW of Muisne, EcuadorUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Guayaquil (324.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Quito (252.5 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Quito (252.5 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Guayaquil (339.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I woke up due to the light shaking. I feared that something bigger could be happening again. (via app)
Santo Domingo de los colorados (193.5 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Santo Domingo (193.4 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Salimos a la calle, la gente se alarmó, ya no duermen... (via app)
Santo Domingo (193.4 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Salimos a la calle, la gente se alarmó, ya no duermen... (via app)
india / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Santo domingo (192.4 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Esmeraldas- Ecuador (98.1 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Ton supa ecuador (81.5 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Guayaquil en sauces (349.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking) (via app)
Santo domingo de los toachi las, home (194.5 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
samborondon (323.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
GYE (343.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Guayaquil (349.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Muy fuerte :( (via app)
Santo domingo / MMI IV (Light shaking): Seguimos :(
Seguimos (193.5 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Seguimos :( (via app)
Seguimos (193.5 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Seguimos :( (via app)
Seguimos (193.5 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Seguimos :( (via app)
Quito (250.5 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
North Quito / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Guayaquil (340.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Santo Domingo Ecuador (192.5 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Guayaquil (343.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I woke up due to the movement (via app)
Cotacachi, Ecuador / MMI III (Weak shaking): Light shaking that came and went for a minute.
Guayaquil (Ecuador) (312 km S from epicenter)(no details): Fue bien fuerte (via EMSC)
Esmeraldas (Ecuador) (65 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Terrible se sintió muy fuerte (via EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador) (317 km S from epicenter)(no details): Estamos con nervios (via EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador) (322 km S from epicenter)(no details): Fue fuerte (via EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador) (320 km S from epicenter)(no details): En Guayaquil se sintió fatal Esperemos que los edificios que están en el centro no colacsen se escucha ambulancias a cada rato (via EMSC)
Tonsupa (Ecuador) (44 km NE from epicenter)(no details): En tonsupa estamos atentos a esto y se sintió muy fuerte (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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