Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 42 km north of Sucre, Provincia de Manabi, Ecuador, on Friday, April 22, 2016 at 03:03 (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 5 days earlier.
Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 42 km north of Sucre, Provincia de Manabi, Ecuador, on Friday, April 22, 2016 at 03:03 (GMT)

Very strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

22 Apr 03:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Apr 22 03:12: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.8.
Apr 22 03:14: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.7.
Apr 22 03:21: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.8.
Apr 22 05:52: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.9.
Apr 22 06:08: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Apr 22 06:40: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.1.
Date & time: Apr 22, 2016 03:03:41 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.22°S / 80.47°W (South Pacific Ocean, Ecuador)
Antipode: 0.22°N / 99.53°E
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) N of Sucre (pop: 37,100) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NW of Chone (pop: 44,800) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NNW of Tosagua (pop: 14,700) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NNW of Calceta (Bolivar) (pop: 17,300) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NNE of Manta (pop: 183,200) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) N of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) NNE of Montecristi (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) W of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) W of San Francisco de Quito (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) NNW of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.110 kmNear Coast of EcuadorGFZ
6.110 km NEAR COAST OF ECUADOREMSC
6.20 kmNear Coast of EcuadorIGEPN
6.010 km- 33km NNW of Bahia de Caraquez, EcuadorUSGS
6.010 kmNNW of Bahia de Caraquez, EcuadorGeoAu
6.120 kmNear coast of Ecuador [Sea]INGV
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Quito (221.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
guayaquil (228.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
San Antonio de Pichincha (225.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Cotacachi, Ecuador / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Esmeraldas (152.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Ambato (237.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (224.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil / Light shaking (MMI IV) : No se va a poder dormir nuevamente. #FuerzasManabi  
Guayaquil / Light shaking (MMI IV) : No se va a poder dormir nuevamente. #FuerzasManabi  
Ambato / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Santo domingo / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas (144.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Gualea, pichincha / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : House shaking, doors and objects making clinging sounds, lasted about 20 seconds.   
Santo Domingo Ecuador (143.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Isla trinitaria (224.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Isla trinitaria (224.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
guayaquil (214.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
quito (225.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Guayaquil (231.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Quiti (213 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
QUITO (221 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Quito (218.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Quito (221.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Quito (218.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
guayaquil (214.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Santa Elena, Curia (175.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (221 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Quito / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Guayaquil Ecuador (221.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
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