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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/04/16 19:57:10

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 59 minutes earlier.
Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/04/16 19:57:10
17 Apr 01:05 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 9 minutes.
Apr 17 01:17: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.7.
Date & time: 2016-04-17 12:57:10 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/16 19:57:10
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.05°S / 80.2°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (170 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) SW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
66 km (41 mi) NE of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
73 km (45 mi) N of Chone (pop: 44,800)
116 km (72 mi) W of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
116 km (72 mi) NE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
187 km (116 mi) W of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2016-04-17 00:57:10 UTC
2016/04/16 19:57:10
M 4.7Near Coast of EcuadorIGEPN

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En la ciudad de Ibarra (234.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Se sintió durante minuto y medio el temblor y estubo muy fuerte aquí en la ciudad de Ibarra (reported through our app)
Sucua, M.S. Ecuador / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It was not easy to stand up here, and the curtains swayed and the lights too and the door slammed open and closed. The house felt it may break, I was on second floor. Cement house. In the corner of the house. We have had three lately I could feel but this has been the longest so far. Was in March 27, 1964 Quake in Anchorage Alaska so this did not feel like much, however before March 27/64 we also had a lot of previous quakes before the big one, so makes me nervous. Makes me think some

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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/04/16 19:57:10

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