Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours
8-16 May 2021: From Stromboli to Etna - Sicila and Eolian Islands (Italy)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
 
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, 18 May 2016 at 16:46 (GMT)

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 5 weeks earlier.
Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake  - Near Coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, 18 May 2016 at 16:46 (GMT)
18 May 16:53 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
May 18 16:54: Magnitude recalculated from 6.6 to 6.7.
May 18 16:56: Magnitude recalculated from 6.7 to 6.6.
May 18 17:02: Magnitude recalculated from 6.6 to 6.7.
May 18 18:04: Magnitude recalculated from 6.7 to 6.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 29.0 km.
Date & time: 2016-05-18 04:46:43 UTC
Magnitude: 6.8
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.44°N / 79.7°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (131 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) NW of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
40 km (25 mi) SE of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
57 km (35 mi) NE of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
97 km (60 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
150 km (93 mi) NW of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
192 km (120 mi) NE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1015 joules (278 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 14.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2016-05-18 16:46:43 UTCM 6.8 / 29 kmNear Coast of EcuadorGFZ
2016-05-18 16:46:43 UTCM 6.9 / 30 kmNEAR COAST OF ECUADOREMSC
2016-05-18 16:46:44 UTC
2016-05-18 11:46:44 -05:00
M 6.8 / 31 km24km NW of Rosa Zarate, EcuadorUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)

User reports for this quake (211)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Contribute:
Leave a comment if you find a particular report interesting or want to add to it.
Flag as inappropriate.
Mark as helpful or interesting.
Send your own user report!
guayaquil equador (287.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was in a restaurant and the building listed back and forth like a ship in a storm. We evacuated to the street. Many parents crying as they were worried for their young children in schools.. Peace and Prayers to all in that area .. Tommy G
Santo domingo / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Guayaquil / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
288.2 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (285.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : En una palabra lo describo Horrible ! (reported through our app)
Downtown Guayaquil / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
97.8 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
97.8 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
296.9 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
151.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
223.7 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Valle Hermoso - UESPVH (96.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Quevedo, ecuador (164.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Lo sentí un poco fuerte. (reported through our app)
151.5 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (287.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (287.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
188.8 km SSW of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
188.8 km SSW of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
97.7 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Weavesmovements (reported through our app)
356.9 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
356.9 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
151.7 km SSW of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
151.7 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (290.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
150.6 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
288.4 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Ibarra (176.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] : Fue muy fuerte, nos despertó de inmediato, mi esposa fue la primera en sentir el temblor, salimos un poco asustados a la parte de abajo pues vivimos en la primera planta. Gracias a Dios sin nada que lamentar. (reported through our app)
Quito (150.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Very bad (reported through our app)
Quito (150.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Very bad (reported through our app)
234.1 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
150.9 km ESE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
224.3 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
264 km SSE of epicenter [Map] : Estuvo. Largo y se sintio fuerte (reported through our app)
Riobamba (264.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
Manta (190.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
356.2 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Duràn, Guayas (292 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Horrible porquelos niños estan en una escuela de de 4 pisos y esa fue mi primera preocupación. (reported through our app)
cuenca / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
152.6 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Gy (285.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
290.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
quito. hospital docente calderon (152.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
283.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Daule (258.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Extenso (reported through our app)
Daule (258.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Extenso (reported through our app)
289 km S of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
Tosagua, Manabi (173.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Iba en moto y me hicieron detener. Sólo había sentido que las ruedas me descontrolaban. Y me Di cuenta que los postes se movían. (reported through our app)
Tosagua, Manabi (173.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Iba en moto y me hicieron detener. Sólo había sentido que las ruedas me descontrolaban. Y me Di cuenta que los postes se movían. (reported through our app)
149.7 km ESE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
193.6 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX) (reported through our app)
193.6 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX) (reported through our app)
Quito (151 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Muy fuerte esta terrible los sismos (reported through our app)
297.4 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Cuenca, ecuador (378.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (1188.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Estuve en un edificio de hospital fue fuerte por suerte es antisismico (reported through our app)
Quito (151.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
151.4 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Tonsupa (95.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : MMI VI
La troncal (322.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : moderado (reported through our app)
293.2 km S of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Machala / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Ipiales (283.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Muy extenso (reported through our app)
152.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Santo Domingo (96.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] : Más fuerte que el de las 2:57 am (reported through our app)
202.5 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
quito (151.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : se sintio (reported through our app)
Lo sentí (497 km S of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
Quito / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Quito (152.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
151.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
150.1 km ESE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
480.4 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Popayán Cauca Colombia (410 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
410.3 km S of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
151.8 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Quito (151.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] : MCDS evacua (reported through our app)
Portoviejo, Manabi / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
149.6 km ESE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
Montecristi (196.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
montecristi (200.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] : Se sintió muy fuerte se movían los postes y autos (reported through our app)
Milagro / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Machala (395.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Salinas (326.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
Salinas (326.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
290.1 km S of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
Cuenca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cuenca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
284.8 km S of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
sucre-24 de mayo (207.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Muy fuerte y largo (reported through our app)
295.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
La libertad (161.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Si fue más o menos fuerte (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (296.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
284.1 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Chachagui (287.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
Chachagui (287.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
manta (192.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
manta (192.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (285.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (285.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX) (reported through our app)
Tumaco (183.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Gye (290 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
loja (478.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
152.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
Guayaquil, Guayas (292.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Fue largo y de gran intensidad (reported through our app)
151 km ESE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
481.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
Guayaquil ecuador (297.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil ecuador (297.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) (reported through our app)
tumaco (186.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Muy fuerte por la cercanía al mar (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (288.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Amaguaña-Quito (161 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Amaguaña-Quito (161 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Santa Elena (323.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (286.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Cuenca (378.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : On the 5th floor, the building swayed back and forth slightly.
Machala (413.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] : Se sintió fuerte en Machala.. (reported through our app)
Santo Domingo (96.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
Barbacoas / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Barbacoas / Weak shaking (MMI III)
325.1 km SSW of epicenter [Map] : Fuerte movimiento (reported through our app)
184 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil sauces 6 (286.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Barbacoas / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Barbacoas / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Barbacoas / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
popayan (410.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt ir.lo sentí (reported through our app)
popayan (410.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt ir.lo sentí (reported through our app)
manta (195.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Fuerte en manta (reported through our app)
295 km S of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
97.6 km SE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
152.4 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
152.4 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
152.4 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
152.4 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
152.4 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
152.4 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (283.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Puerto Cayo (253.5 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : 3 TO 5 SECONDS
176.4 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Quito, Ecuador (152.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (288.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
293.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Muy fuerte (reported through our app)
413.9 km S of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
290 km S of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
Riobamba ecuador (261.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : En la ciudad de Riobamba Ecuador un sacudo fuerte (reported through our app)
150.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Guaranda (238.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
288.9 km S of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (285 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Urcuqui (169.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
413.3 km S of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
152.1 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
159.4 km SSE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (290.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
286.8 km S of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Fuerte movimiento telurico (reported through our app)
151.1 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
375.9 km SSE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
151.6 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
(Ecuador, 290 km S of epicenter) : De los más sentidos (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 300 km S of epicenter) : Fue horrible estaba e mi trabajo y los niños gritaban lloraron pero en segundos llegaron sus padres a retirarlos (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 289 km S of epicenter) : El sismo de esta mañana fue intenso en Guayaquil, (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 289 km S of epicenter) : Sismo fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Salcedo (Ecuador, 205 km SE of epicenter) : Le séisme s'a ressenti très fort, beaucoup de personnes effrayé durant le séisme. (reported through EMSC)
Esmeraldas (Ecuador, 60 km N of epicenter) : Es bien fuerte el terremoto que vivimos hoy a las 12 de la tarde en esmeraldas codesa (reported through EMSC)
Machala (Ecuador, 409 km S of epicenter) : La gente se alarmó en escuelas y colegiod (reported through EMSC)
Capulispamba (Ecuador, 374 km S of epicenter) : Lasted about two minutes (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 291 km S of epicenter) : Fue horrible! (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 289 km S of epicenter) : This is the second earthquake of the same magnitude in 24 hours. People are nervous and so am I. (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 284 km S of epicenter) : Fue horrible (reported through EMSC)
Samborondón (Ecuador, 276 km S of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte en Guayaquil. Con mucha gente asustada. (reported through EMSC)
Cayambe (Ecuador, 180 km E of epicenter) : Near coast of Ecuador (reported through EMSC)
Cotacachi (Ecuador, 161 km E of epicenter) : At least one building downtown had numerous hairline cracks (not structural) in its facade. (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 151 km SE of epicenter) : Muy fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Bahia de Caraquez (Ecuador, 141 km SW of epicenter) : Different feeling as the one on 4/16. Short in time, but more sideways moves. hard to describe. I truly think it was not related to the ones in the last month. Where do we go now? (reported through EMSC)
Santo Domingo de los Colorados (Ecuador, 97 km SE of epicenter) : Fue demaciado fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Loja (Ecuador, 492 km S of epicenter) : Estuvimos en cuarto piso de edificio del centro de la ciudad de Lojay todos salimos al centro del piso hasta q paso (reported through EMSC)
(Colombia, 462 km NE of epicenter) : Sr sintió un remezón, corto.Hay mucha actividad sísmica en todo el mundo, es necesario estar preparados. Que Dios nos coja confesados. (reported through EMSC)
Cuenca (Ecuador, 377 km S of epicenter) : The curtains swayed briefly. (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 286 km S of epicenter) : Asustada (reported through EMSC)
Puerto López (Ecuador, 254 km SW of epicenter) : Fairly strong.... (reported through EMSC)
Ibarra (Ecuador, 173 km E of epicenter) : Sentí un temblor hace 8 minutos les pido que por fa vio no salgan corriendo a la calle (reported through EMSC)
Cotacachi (Ecuador, 157 km E of epicenter) : Moderate swaying for about 30 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 147 km SE of epicenter) : Very hardAftershock felt in Quito (reported through EMSC)
Chone (Ecuador, 133 km S of epicenter) : Asi estube comiendo (reported through EMSC)
(Ecuador, 113 km SE of epicenter) : Mindo. Minimo 1 minuto. No tan fuerte como de la noche pero largo (reported through EMSC)
Puyo (Ecuador, 282 km SE of epicenter) : one minute (reported through EMSC)
Manta (Ecuador, 193 km SW of epicenter) : Not a lot of fun being on the 10th floor when this happens (reported through EMSC)
Manta (Ecuador, 191 km SW of epicenter) : Dios mio este temblor fue mas fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Armenia (Colombia, 635 km NE of epicenter) : 12nd floor, felt medium hard. (reported through EMSC)
Cali (Colombia, 483 km NE of epicenter) : Not too hard, lasted like 2 minutes (reported through EMSC)
Machala (Ecuador, 410 km S of epicenter) : Q susto Dios mio (reported through EMSC)
(Ecuador, 296 km S of epicenter) : Largo en duración casi un minuto, medio en intensidad.. (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 288 km S of epicenter) : Its scary man! (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 286 km S of epicenter) : Se sintió en ESPOL Guayaquil. (reported through EMSC)
Milagro (Ecuador, 285 km S of epicenter) : Fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 283 km S of epicenter) : Fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Pasto (Colombia, 281 km E of epicenter) : Fue leve pero se sintió. (reported through EMSC)
Montañita (Ecuador, 277 km SW of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Portoviejo (Ecuador, 183 km SW of epicenter) : Movimiento de duracion mas de un minuto.... Intenso (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 150 km SE of epicenter) : Strong shaking (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 147 km SE of epicenter) : Temmblorrr (reported through EMSC)
(Ecuador, 113 km SE of epicenter) : Que pena las cosas que pasan en nuestras costas (reported through EMSC)
Tonsupa (Ecuador, 53 km NW of epicenter) : Muy fuerte atacames tonsupa (reported through EMSC)
(Ecuador, 305 km S of epicenter) : Shook for about a minute. We went out of the house. The schools nearby were evacuated. (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 287 km S of epicenter) : Fuerte en Guayaquil de unos 10 segundos aproximadamente (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 287 km S of epicenter) : Aún estoy temblando yo del susto. (reported through EMSC)
Puerto Cayo (Ecuador, 230 km SW of epicenter) : Puerto cayo started small and grew but only a short time (reported through EMSC)
Manta (Ecuador, 194 km SW of epicenter) : Didn't seem as big as last night's but that could have been because the quake at 3am was my first one (reported through EMSC)
(Ecuador, 160 km E of epicenter) : Uuuh (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 146 km SE of epicenter) : Temblor (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 145 km SE of epicenter) : Muy largish (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.8 quake Near Coast of Ecuador 2016-05-18 16:46 UTC

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (65 quakes):
  • 13 Nov 2016 12:02 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    50 km (31.1 mi) depth
    |
    90 km (56 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Oct 2016 11:12 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    63 km (39 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Sep 2016 16:50 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 02 Sep 2016 20:49 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    76 km (47.2 mi) depth
    |
    75 km (46 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Jul 2016 16:37 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    90 km (56 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 11 Jul 2016 07:40 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 11 Jul 2016 02:11 UTC
    | M 6.3 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Monday, 11 July 2016 at 02:11 (GMT)
  • 11 Jul 2016 02:01 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    26 km (16.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 06 Jul 2016 06:19 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    45.8 km (28.5 mi) depth
    |
    63 km (39 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Jul 2016 03:14 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Jun 2016 23:07 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 06 Jun 2016 16:45 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 06 Jun 2016 12:04 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    87 km (54 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 05 Jun 2016 07:32 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 05 Jun 2016 03:31 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    107 km (66 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • 04 Jun 2016 10:14 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | IGEPN | Details
  • Show all

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, 18 May 2016 at 16:46 (GMT)

More on VolcanoDiscovery

 
Why is there advertising on this site?

Support us!

Maintaining the website and our free apps is a time- and cost-intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support our team to develop further features and get the upgraded ad-free version, consider making a donation (PayPal or Online cc payment).
Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive back to 1900
  • Additional data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: