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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, 18 May 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 5 weeks earlier.
Light mag. 4.4 earthquake  - Near Coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, 18 May 2016
18 May 19:28 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 5 minutes.
Date & time: Wednesday, 18 May 2016 19:23 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2016/05/18 14:23:11
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.52°N / 80.28°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (202 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) SW of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
56 km (35 mi) NW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
85 km (53 mi) SW of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
150 km (93 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
172 km (107 mi) NE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
176 km (109 mi) N of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2016/05/18 14:23:11 (18 May 19:23:11 UTC)M 4.4Near Coast of EcuadorIGEPN
2016/05/18 14:23:18 (18 May 19:23:18 UTC)M 3.5Near Coast of EcuadorIGEPN

User reports for this quake (7)

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Guayaquil Miraflores (300.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Horrors (reported through our app)
Guayaquil Miraflores (300.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Horrors (reported through our app)
289.9 km S of epicenter [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) (reported through our app)
Portoviejo / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Its was scared
305.3 km SSE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
Manta,Ecuador (170.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
Cuenca, Ecuador (405.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I am on the second floor and was at my desk when I felt the tremor. Nothing like the April quake that had my roof creaking, furniture rumbling and chandelier swinging, but today's quake did have me running to get down the stairs and out of my building.

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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, 18 May 2016
 

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