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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Monday, 11 July 2016

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Monday, 11 July 2016

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.8 quake: 27km SSE of Muisne, Ecuador, 16 Apr 2016 23h58, which had occurred 12 weeks earlier.
Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - Near Coast of Ecuador on Monday, 11 July 2016
11 Jul 02:18 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Jul 11 02:19: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.3.
Jul 11 02:21: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.2.
Jul 11 02:25: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.1.
Jul 11 02:26: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 30.0 km.
Jul 11 06:28: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.3.
Date & time: Monday, 11 July 2016 02:11 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.59°N / 79.62°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (139 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (21 mi) NW of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
41 km (26 mi) S of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
44 km (28 mi) E of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
75 km (47 mi) NE of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
106 km (66 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
152 km (95 mi) NW of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 11 Jul 02:11 UTCM 6.3 / 30 kmNear Coast of EcuadorGFZ
Mon, 11 Jul 02:11 UTCM 6.3 / 30 kmNEAR COAST OF ECUADOREMSC
Mon, 11 Jul 02:11 UTCM 6.3 / 19.2 km- 32km NW of Rosa Zarate, EcuadorUSGS

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Pasto (268.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sentido fuerte en un 3 piso .. la segunda replica fue mas larga (reported through our app)
esmeraldas atacames / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Sentio muy fuerte
San Pablo,CA / not felt
Guaranda (252.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
307.5 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
312.4 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Duran (306.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
duran panorama (310.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Se sintieron muy fuertes ambos.sismos. Dios nos proteja. (reported through our app)
carcelen quito (150.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
147.5 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
180.8 km S of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
306.8 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
152.6 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt in Quito very strong (reported through our app)
84.3 km SSE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
Quito (153.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Quito (154.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
148.1 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
320.5 km S of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
santo (107.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] : Santo domingo de los tsachilas (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (305.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
154.1 km ESE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
310.6 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
GYE / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Juan de Pasto - Mariño - Colombia (268.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
153 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (302.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Quito (153.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
393.5 km S of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
295.9 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
163.4 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Quito, la villaflora / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Se sintió muy fuerte
Guayaquil / Light shaking (MMI IV)
153.7 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
153.4 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
233 km SSE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
Pomasqui (148.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
214.5 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : En Manta se sintió moderado (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (296.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Ibarra (168.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Se sintió muy fuerte (reported through our app)
Pomasqui (148.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
311.7 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Santo domingo (104.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] : Vivo en un tercer piso y se sintió bastante fuerte, fueron dos réplicas (reported through our app)
150.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
309.9 km S of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
San Juan de Pasto (N) Colombia / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
305 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
150.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
310.7 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
153.3 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
651.9 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Se sintio muy fuerte
Ibarra (169.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
Puerto Cayo / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
150.6 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Quito (164.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
117 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
149.5 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
165.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
182.2 km S of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
quito (150.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
297.7 km S of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
148.5 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
quito (150 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Quito (154.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] : En espera (reported through our app)
152.1 km SE of epicenter [Map] : Muy fuerte la réplica (reported through our app)
75.3 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
296.8 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
149.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
297.5 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Quito manosca (151.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
208.9 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Quito (153 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : La gente ya está afuera por lo hace 15 minutos. Bastante fuerte (reported through our app)
166 km SE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
151.9 km SE of epicenter [Map] : Se sintió fuerte en Quito (reported through our app)
361.9 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
151.7 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (304.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
317.8 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
148.9 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
151.8 km SE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (315.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 308 km S of epicenter) : Leve temblor en Guayaquil, movimiento de lámparas colgantes. (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 308 km S of epicenter) : Salí corriendo (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 156 km SE of epicenter) : Estubo de6,7 (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 155 km SE of epicenter) : Nose (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 155 km SE of epicenter) : Se mobio la lampara (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 155 km SE of epicenter) : Fue suave (reported through EMSC)
Santo Domingo de los Colorados (Ecuador, 101 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintio fuerte en santo domingo la casa se mesio duro, todos los vecinos salieron a la calle despues de un momento se volvio a repetir pero con menos intensidad. (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 306 km S of epicenter) : Andar con cuidado (reported through EMSC)
Pallatanga (Ecuador, 293 km S of epicenter) : Woke the kids!!! (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 291 km S of epicenter) : Otroooooo (reported through EMSC)
Portoviejo (Ecuador, 199 km SW of epicenter) : Fuerte y duro casi 30 desunidos (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 159 km SE of epicenter) : La peur nous a envoyé à sortir à l'extérieur (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 154 km SE of epicenter) : Nerviosa! (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 150 km SE of epicenter) : I was in bed and felt like a hammock all neighborhood was at street thanks fully not humans damage. (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 150 km SE of epicenter) : Fuerte los dos (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 149 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte en Quitó, piso 12. (reported through EMSC)
Cali (Colombia, 468 km NE of epicenter) : Fue corto, se sintió en planta alta en Cali (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 312 km S of epicenter) : Aca se sintio! (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 303 km S of epicenter) : Muisne 6.6 (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 303 km S of epicenter) : Guayaquil (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 301 km S of epicenter) : Yo no Lo sentí (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 299 km S of epicenter) : Dos temblores seguidos !!! (reported through EMSC)
Olon (Ecuador, 290 km SW of epicenter) : Moderate. (reported through EMSC)
Puerto Cayo (Ecuador, 245 km SW of epicenter) : Shaking stronger than last one 5 minutes ago (reported through EMSC)
Manta (Ecuador, 208 km SW of epicenter) : Fue fuerte manta (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 152 km SE of epicenter) : Tuvo mayor duración que el primero (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 151 km SE of epicenter) : Mas largo que el anterior (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 150 km SE of epicenter) : Hard in Quito. We are outside of the houses (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 150 km SE of epicenter) : Second one.... (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 150 km SE of epicenter) : U r wrong about the magnitude....it is much higher. (reported through EMSC)
Santo Domingo de los Colorados (Ecuador, 101 km SE of epicenter) : Fuerte y seco (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.3 quake: Near Coast of Ecuador, 11 Jul 2016 02h11

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (32 quakes):
  • 26 Dec 2016 19:57 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    4 km (2.5 mi) depth
    |
    56 km (35 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 21 Dec 2016 14:51 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    146 km (90.7 mi) depth
    |
    69 km (43 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 21 Dec 2016 01:04 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Dec 2016 17:55 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    64 km (40 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Dec 2016 17:45 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    63 km (39 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Dec 2016 17:39 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    45 km (28 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Dec 2016 17:39 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 20 Dec 2016 15:41 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Dec 2016 12:09 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    3 km (1.9 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Dec 2016 10:50 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (23 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Dec 2016 09:59 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    4 km (2.5 mi) depth
    |
    56 km (35 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Dec 2016 09:08 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Dec 2016 08:57 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Dec 2016 08:20 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    3 km (1.9 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (36 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Dec 2016 07:53 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    82 km (51 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Dec 2016 07:24 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    63 km (39 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • Show all

Map of aftershocks

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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Monday, 11 July 2016
 

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