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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/05/31 12:47:41

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 6 weeks earlier.
Light mag. 4.0 earthquake  - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/05/31 12:47:41
31 May 17:52 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 5 minutes.
Date & time: 2016-05-31 05:47:41 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2016/05/31 12:47:41
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.47°N / 80.3°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (202 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) SW of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
52 km (32 mi) NW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
90 km (56 mi) SW of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
149 km (92 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
166 km (103 mi) NE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
170 km (106 mi) N of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 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
2016-05-31 17:47:41 UTC
2016/05/31 12:47:41
M 4.0Near Coast of EcuadorIGEPN

User reports for this quake (3)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
168.8 km SSW of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
52.2 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
no lo senti (295.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/05/31 12:47:41

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