Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Saturday, 28 May 2016
28 May 19:48 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 5 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/05/28 14:43:43
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.21°N / 80.22°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (185 km / 115 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) NW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
50 km (31 mi) SW of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
84 km (52 mi) W of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
127 km (79 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
141 km (88 mi) NE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
195 km (121 mi) NW of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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.
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2016/05/28 14:43:43 (28 May 19:43:43 UTC)||M 4.2||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
|2016/05/28 14:43:42 (28 May 19:43:42 UTC)||M 3.4||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
User reports for this quake (5)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Portoviejo / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Manta, Ecuador (140.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)