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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Friday, 22 April 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Friday, 22 April 2016

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.8 quake: 27km SSE of Muisne, Ecuador, 16 Apr 2016 23:58, which had occurred 5 days earlier.
Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Near Coast of Ecuador on Friday, 22 April 2016
22 Apr 03:27 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 8 minutes.
Apr 22 03:29: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Date & time: Friday, 22 April 2016 03:20 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/21 22:20:08
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.18°S / 80.88°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (209 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
69 km (43 mi) NW of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
89 km (55 mi) NW of Manta (pop: 183,200)
96 km (59 mi) NW of Rocafuerte (pop: 10,300)
96 km (60 mi) SW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
108 km (67 mi) NW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
190 km (118 mi) W of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2016/04/21 22:20:08 (22 Apr 03:20:08 UTC)M 6.0Near Coast of EcuadorIGEPN

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(shakemap: USGS)

User reports for this quake (79)

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Santa elena (228.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Leve (reported through our app)
Pasto - Colombia (428.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Desde la ciudad de Pasto Colombia, se reporta que si se sintió el sismo.ñ (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (247.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil, Ecuador (252 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
guayaquil, las tejas (255.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (250.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Quito (264.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Se sintió muy claro (reported through our app)
Guayaquil, centro (250.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (243.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Manta Ecuador (88.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil Urdesa (245.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (244.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Miedo (reported through our app)
Ecuador (260.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Horrible (reported through our app)
Ecuador (260.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Horrible (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (249.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Cuenca (368.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Manta, Ecuador / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Portoviejo (265.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil Sur (252.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (252.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Quito (259.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (257.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil / Weak shaking (MMI III) : En mi oficina estábamos 3 compañeros, duró poco pero nos asustamos. Estamos muy nerviosos todavía.
Hotel Rio Amazonas, Quito (265.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
ecuador guayaquil (251.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Se sintió medio fuerte (reported through our app)
guayaquil (236.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Manta ciudadela Barbasquillo / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Vibración leve pero la gente se asusta de cualquier movimiento por la fatal experiencia del sábado esperamos que las replicas se vayan acabando por el bien ciudadano
Mompiche (122.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Quito (263.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Portoviejo (105.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (240 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Ecuador ibarra (313 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Quito (277.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Super fuerte lo sentí en tumbaco (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (250.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Fueron dos seguidas. (reported through our app)
Esmeralda (186.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Atacames (164.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Se sintio bastante fuerte. Mi whatsapp +34658277773. Soy español. Estoy en atacames de vacaciones (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (248.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Quito (264.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Quito (264.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Quito (264.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Quito (264.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Ibarra (312.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Quito (263.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Quito (263.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Lo sentí fuerte (reported through our app)
Quito (259.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Florencio Varela (4511.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
hi (265.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Daule (212.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Moderate (reported through our app)
jipijapa manabi (134.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (243 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (251.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Santo domingo de los Tsáchilas (189.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Estábamos con mi familia cenando, y de repente empezó a temblar. Y salimos a la calle... (reported through our app)
Quito / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Quito Ecuador (268.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Quito (262.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Quito (266.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Cuenca (366.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Quito (260.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
guayaquil (256.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (238.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Él empalme guayas (167.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (241.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : muy fuerte se sintio (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (241.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : muy fuerte se sintio (reported through our app)
Santo domingo (188 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Barcelona yo te quiero!! (reported through our app)
Ciudad celeste samborondon (239.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (249.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Quito (263.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Santo Domingo de los tsachilas (188 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
El Carmen (158.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
(Ecuador, 268 km E of epicenter) : Se sintio fuerte en imbabura otavalo (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 221 km S of epicenter) (reported through EMSC)
Milagro (Ecuador, 229 km SE of epicenter) : Fueron 2 replicas casi seguidas (reported through EMSC)
Puerto López (Ecuador, 145 km S of epicenter) : Another one... (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 220 km E of epicenter) : Leve movimiento (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 217 km S of epicenter) : Estaba acostado y sentí la réplica (reported through EMSC)
(Ecuador, 195 km E of epicenter) : Mindo, 10 sec. Poco (reported through EMSC)
Tonsupa (Ecuador, 151 km NE of epicenter) : Se siente fuerte en tonsupa (reported through EMSC)
Santo Domingo (Ecuador, 145 km E of epicenter) : Se movio las cosas (reported through EMSC)
Puerto Cayo (Ecuador, 119 km S of epicenter) : Short maybe 5 seconds, 20 minutes after last one. (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: Near Coast of Ecuador, 22 Apr 2016 03:20

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (106 quakes):
  • 15 Oct 2016 06:32 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Oct 2016 00:24 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 09 Sep 2016 17:12 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Jul 2016 07:03 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Jul 2016 04:28 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    40 km (24.9 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Jun 2016 04:31 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 02 Jun 2016 00:18 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 01 Jun 2016 23:31 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 01 Jun 2016 07:45 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 01 Jun 2016 02:12 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 29 May 2016 09:17 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 22 May 2016 03:18 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 20 May 2016 05:08 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 20 May 2016 03:21 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 20 May 2016 01:45 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 19 May 2016 23:53 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • Show all

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