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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR on Friday, 8 July 2016 at 04:28 (GMT)

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 12 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR on Friday, 8 July 2016 at 04:28 (GMT)
8 Jul 04:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 100.0 km.
Jul 8 04:49: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 100.0 to 43.0 km.
Jul 8 06:42: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 43.0 to 40.0 km.
Date & time: 2016-07-08 04:28:47 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.42°S / 80.76°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (186 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) NW of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
61 km (38 mi) N of Manta (pop: 183,200)
66 km (41 mi) NW of Rocafuerte (pop: 10,300)
71 km (44 mi) N of Montecristi (pop: 18,400)
78 km (49 mi) NW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
177 km (110 mi) W of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
Primary data source: EMSC
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

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2016-07-08 04:28:43 UTCM 5.2 / 10 kmNear Coast of EcuadorGFZ
2016-07-08 04:28:47 UTCM 5.2 / 40 kmNEAR COAST OF ECUADOREMSC
2016-07-08 04:28:47 UTC
2016-07-07 23:28:47 -05:00
M 5.3 / 36.9 km46km WNW of Bahia De Caraquez, EcuadorUSGS

User reports for this quake (13)

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Manglaralto, Ecuador / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
manta / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : fuerte sacudon, luego un movimiento suave que se sintió por cerca de dos minutos hasta que se detuvo
Santa Ana, Manabi (97.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
220 km SSE of epicenter [Map] : Que susto Terremoto (reported through our app)
214.4 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
214.4 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
pedenales (96.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
64.8 km S of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
76.6 km SSE of epicenter [Map] : Rafael Rodriguez Brito (reported through our app)
Manta (60.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Manta (60.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
Santo Domingo de los Colorados (Ecuador, 179 km E of epicenter) : Se sintio fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 239 km SE of epicenter) : Nada (reported through EMSC)

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR on Friday, 8 July 2016 at 04:28 (GMT)
 

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