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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Off Coast of Ecuador on 2016/04/22 03:52:16

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 5 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Off Coast of Ecuador on 2016/04/22 03:52:16
22 Apr 08:56 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 4 minutes.
Apr 22 09:00: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.2.
Date & time: 2016-04-22 08:52:16 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/22 03:52:16
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.15°S / 81.02°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (221 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km (52 mi) NW of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
97 km (60 mi) NW of Manta (pop: 183,200)
107 km (66 mi) NW of Rocafuerte (pop: 10,300)
107 km (67 mi) NW of Montecristi (pop: 18,400)
119 km (74 mi) NW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
196 km (122 mi) SW of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2016-04-22 08:52:16 UTC
2016/04/22 03:52:16
M 5.2Off Coast of EcuadorIGEPN
2016-04-22 08:52:19 UTCM 5.1 / 10 kmNear Coast of EcuadorGFZ
2016-04-22 08:52:24 UTCM 4.8 / 49 kmNEAR COAST OF ECUADOREMSC
2016-04-22 08:52:24 UTC
2016-04-22 03:52:24 -05:00
M 4.8 / 46.6 km39km NNW of Bahia De Caraquez, EcuadorUSGS

User reports for this quake (14)

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guayaquil (259.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
guayaquil (259.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Guayaquil (259.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Guayaquil, Ecuador (262.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Quito / not felt
Quito / not felt
Guayaquil (255.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Manta (93.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Cuenca (Ecuador, 342 km SE of epicenter) : One fairly strong slow jerk/roll that lasted about 1-2 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 215 km S of epicenter) : Fue suave pero me asuste (reported through EMSC)
(Ecuador, 269 km E of epicenter) : Se sintió con diversas intensidades y duro como 15 segundos me despertó. (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 232 km E of epicenter) : Replicas Del terremoto prinvipa let sabado 17 de Mayo? (reported through EMSC)
(Ecuador, 202 km E of epicenter) : Mindo. Nada (reported through EMSC)
Montañita (Ecuador, 176 km S of epicenter) : Felt it move (reported through EMSC)

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Off Coast of Ecuador on 2016/04/22 03:52:16

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