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

Very strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Canton Quinindé, 41 km south of Esmeraldas, Ecuador, on Monday, July 11, 2016 at 02:11 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.8 quake 28 km south of Muisne, Esmeraldas, Ecuador, 2016-04-16 18:58:37 -05:00, which had occurred 12 weeks earlier.
Very strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Canton Quinindé, 41 km south of Esmeraldas, Ecuador, on Monday, July 11, 2016 at 02:11 (GMT)

Very strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 30 km depth

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: Jul 11, 2016 02:11:06 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.59°N / 79.62°W (Canton Quinindé, Esmeraldas, Ecuador)
Antipode: 0.59°S / 100.38°E
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (139 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (21 mi) NNW of Rosa Zarate (Esmeraldas) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) S of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) E of Muisne (Esmeraldas) (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) NE of Pedernales (Manabí) (pop: 5,980) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NNW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas) (pop: 200,400) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SW of San Lorenzo de Esmeraldas (San Lorenzo) (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) NW of San Francisco de Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) W of Ibarra (Imbabura) (pop: 133,000) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) N of Quevedo (Los Ríos) (pop: 119,400) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) N of Guayaquil (Guayas) (pop: 1,952,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.330 kmNear Coast of EcuadorGFZ
6.330 km NEAR COAST OF ECUADOREMSC
6.319 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)
Duran, Guayas (307.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (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)
near San Francisco de Quito, Pichincha (147.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Quevedo, Los Ríos (180.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Santa Lucia, Cantón Guayaquil, Guayas (306.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
San Francisco de Quito, Pichincha (152.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt in Quito very strong (reported through our app)  
near Santo Domingo de los Colorados (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)
near San Francisco de Quito, Pichincha (148.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (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)
near San Francisco de Quito, Pichincha (154.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (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)
San Francisco de Quito, Pichincha (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)
Cuenca, Azuay (393.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
near Duran, Guayas (295.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
near San Francisco de Quito, Pichincha (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   
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