Mag. 3.6 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/04/19 11:33:04

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 3 days earlier.
Mag. 3.6 earthquake  - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/04/19 11:33:04

Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 0 km depth

19 Apr 16:37 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 5 minutes.
Apr 19 16:40: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 3.6.
Date & time: 19 Apr 2016 04:33:04 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/19 11:33:04
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.36°N / 80.34°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (203 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) NW of Pedernales (pop: 5,980)
45 km (28 mi) SW of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
96 km (60 mi) W of Rosa Zarate (Canton Quinindé) (pop: 42,100)
101 km (63 mi) SW of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
107 km (66 mi) N of Bahía de Caráquez (Cantón Sucre) (pop: 37,100)
121 km (75 mi) NNW of Chone (pop: 44,800)
289 km (179 mi) N of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
545 km (339 mi) SW of Santiago de Cali (Colombia) (pop: 2,392,900)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 3.6 kmNear Coast of EcuadorIGEPN

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Puerto Cayo, Ecuador / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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