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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Friday, 22 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 6 days earlier.
Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Near Coast of Ecuador on Friday, 22 April 2016
22 Apr 13:38 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 49.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 22 April 2016 13:26 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 49.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.5°S / 79.74°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Licto (184 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) NW of Naranjal (pop: 32,000)
37 km (23 mi) SE of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
38 km (24 mi) SE of Eloy Alfaro (pop: 167,800)
44 km (27 mi) SW of Milagro (pop: 133,500)
88 km (55 mi) NE of Machala (pop: 198,100)
93 km (58 mi) NW of Cuenca (pop: 277,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 22 Apr 13:26 UTCM 4.8 / 49 kmNear Coast of EcuadorGFZ
Fri, 22 Apr 13:26 UTCM 4.9 / 52 kmNEAR COAST OF ECUADOREMSC
2016/04/22 08:26:18 (22 Apr 13:26:18 UTC)M 5.1Near Coast of EcuadorIGEPN
2016-04-22 08:26:19 -05:00 (22 Apr 13:26:19 UTC)M 4.9 / 51.7 km- 34km ESE of Playas, EcuadorUSGS

User reports for this quake (73)

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Cuenca (96.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
machala (36.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Estaba frente a una puerta corredisa de metal y esta se sacudio como por 4 segundos (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (38.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Nothing special. (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (46.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Posorja (61.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (54.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
En mi auto. Conduciendo (37.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Fue fuerte en Guayaquil. Hubo evacuacion en los edificios de la ciudad (reported through our app)
Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador (37.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Azogues (102.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (38.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guayaqui,Ecuador,Urdesa Norte (41.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil, Ecuador (42 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Power lines swayed, all the neighborhood dogs were barking, structure of the house creaked, but we have no damage.
Guayaquil. Terminal Terrestre de Guayaquil (42.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Guayaquil (39.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (39.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (33.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Lo sentí (reported through our app)
Cuenca (52.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (45.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (35.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (45.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Machala (87.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
La Bocana - Piñas - El Oro (131.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Fue un movimiento leve... (reported through our app)
La Bocana - Piñas - El Oro (131.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Fue un movimiento leve... (reported through our app)
La Bocana - Piñas - El Oro (131.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Fue un movimiento leve... (reported through our app)
La Bocana - Piñas - El Oro (131.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Fue un movimiento leve... (reported through our app)
gye (46.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Daule (54.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (41.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
duran (37.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Super fuertemente. ... (reported through our app)
sauces 3 (44.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
CUENCA (89.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Loja (170.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Se sintió por segundos aprox (reported through our app)
Me levanto del susto (39.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Loja (170.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Se sintió por segundos aprox (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (39.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (41.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (35.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil Somborondon (43.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Shaking of house upstairs ran down to first floor glasses rattling ran outside (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (39.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil near Aerport (42.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Streetlights were shaking a bit. (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (33.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : That was so horrible. (reported through our app)
Duran (37 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
GYE (38.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Cuenca (92.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
guayaquil (51.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
(Guayaquil) (44 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Movimiento fuerte (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (49.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
home (30.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (47.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (43.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Fuerte 5.5 en escala.. (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (45.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 65 km N of epicenter) : Strong land fast (reported through EMSC)
Quevedo (Ecuador, 200 km N of epicenter) : Uuuf.....fuerte ese temblor :O (reported through EMSC)
(Ecuador, 134 km E of epicenter) : Laying in bed in Cuenca. Felt bed shake maybe 5-10 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 303 km NE of epicenter) : En Quito no se sintió (reported through EMSC)
Quevedo (Ecuador, 166 km N of epicenter) : Algo leve en Quevedo se sintió (reported through EMSC)
Biblián (Ecuador, 98 km E of epicenter) : Fue un sacudon leve, pero muy fuerte. (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 49 km NW of epicenter) : Lo sentí creo yo un poco más fuerte que 4.8 (reported through EMSC)
La Troncal (Ecuador, 44 km E of epicenter) : Temblor En La Troncal (reported through EMSC)
Cuenca (Ecuador, 118 km E of epicenter) : Short rolling motion. (reported through EMSC)
Cuenca (Ecuador, 115 km E of epicenter) : Must have been bad at the epicenter (reported through EMSC)
Cuenca (Ecuador, 112 km E of epicenter) : Very slightly and quick in cuenca. (reported through EMSC)
Milagro (Ecuador, 73 km NE of epicenter) : Fue fuerte pero duro poco menos mal (reported through EMSC)
Machala (Ecuador, 67 km S of epicenter) : Machala, Ecuador.... (reported through EMSC)
Samborondón (Ecuador, 65 km N of epicenter) : Violento y corto (reported through EMSC)
Samborondón (Ecuador, 59 km N of epicenter) : Fuerte pero corto (reported through EMSC)
Samborondón (Ecuador, 59 km N of epicenter) : estoy a 12 km del epicentro (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 58 km N of epicenter) : Se sintió levemente pero con mucho respeto hay que estar preparados (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 55 km N of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte. Corto pero intenso. (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 55 km N of epicenter) : De corta duración pero intenso, se sintió fuerte en Guayaquil. (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 55 km N of epicenter) : En Guayaquil, fue como un jalón el como se movió la cama y vibraron las ventanas. (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 48 km N of epicenter) : Por suerte muy corto, pero hora más cerca de Guayaquil (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Friday, 22 April 2016
 

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