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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - 47km NW of Bahia De Caraquez, Ecuador on Tuesday, 19 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 2 days earlier.
Light mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 47km NW of Bahia De Caraquez, Ecuador on Tuesday, 19 April 2016
19 Apr 02:26 UTC: First to report: USGS after 23 minutes.
Date & time: Tuesday, 19 April 2016 02:03 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2016-04-18 21:03:15 -05:00
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.3374°S / 80.7592°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (214 km / 133 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) NW of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
70 km (43 mi) N of Manta (pop: 183,200)
74 km (46 mi) NW of Rocafuerte (pop: 10,300)
77 km (48 mi) NW of Tosagua (pop: 14,700)
87 km (54 mi) NW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
176 km (110 mi) W of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2016/04/18 21:02:28 (19 Apr 02:02:28 UTC)M 4.9Ecuador - ManabiIGEPN
Tue, 19 Apr 02:03 UTCM 4.9 / 10 kmNear Coast of EcuadorGFZ
2016/04/18 21:03:16 (19 Apr 02:03:16 UTC)M 4.0Near Coast of EcuadorIGEPN
Tue, 19 Apr 02:03 UTCM 5.0 / 10 kmNEAR COAST OF ECUADOREMSC
2016-04-18 21:03:15 -05:00 (19 Apr 02:03:15 UTC)M 4.9 / 10 km- 47km NW of Bahia De Caraquez, EcuadorUSGS

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Guayaquil (Ecuador, 231 km SE of epicenter) : Casi lo siento (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - 47km NW of Bahia De Caraquez, Ecuador on Tuesday, 19 April 2016

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