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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Monday, 11 July 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 12 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - Near Coast of Ecuador on Monday, 11 July 2016
11 Jul 02:08 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Jul 11 02:09: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.8.
Jul 11 02:16: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 26.0 km.
Date & time: Monday, 11 July 2016 02:01 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.56°N / 79.67°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (133 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) NW of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
39 km (24 mi) E of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
44 km (28 mi) S of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
106 km (66 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
155 km (96 mi) NW of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
200 km (124 mi) NE of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 11 Jul 02:01 UTCM 5.9 / 26 kmNear Coast of EcuadorGFZ
Mon, 11 Jul 02:01 UTCM 5.9 / 25 kmNEAR COAST OF ECUADOREMSC
2016-07-10 21:01:10 -05:00 (11 Jul 02:01:10 UTC)M 5.8 / 17.4 km- 32km NW of Rosa Zarate, EcuadorUSGS
Mon, 11 Jul 02:01 UTCM 5.8 / 17 kmNW of Rosa Zarate, EcuadorGeoAu

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User reports for this quake (82)

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Quito (153.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : muy fuerte; la luces se cortan y algunas grietas en paredes interiores.
Pasto (275.2 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sentido en pasto colombia (reported through our app)
Guaranda (250.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
santo domingo / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Guayaquil / Weak shaking (MMI III)
391.2 km S of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
306 km S of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
164.6 km SE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
San Juan de Pasto (N) Colombia / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
161.4 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Santo Domingo (105.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I went out to my home whit my family immediately (reported through our app)
Quininde (34.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Queveda / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Quito (152.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Un susto (reported through our app)
Puerto Cayo / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
44.5 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guasmo Sur Guayquil (316.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : felt like I was feeling sick then I saw cables shaking
manta (203.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Quito (154.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
154.7 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
475.8 km NE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (302.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Hanging lamps swing (reported through our app)
151.9 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
154.1 km ESE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
Quito / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Long
106.8 km SSE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
177.3 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Otavalo / Weak shaking (MMI III)
309.6 km S of epicenter [Map] / not felt : Van dos seguidos (reported through our app)
290.7 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Manta, Manabí (207.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
300.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
231.8 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
156.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
299.5 km S of epicenter [Map] : En.Guayaquil suaveton (reported through our app)
146.7 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Calacali movimiento moderado (reported through our app)
308.6 km S of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
361.6 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
152.5 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
167.6 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
153.5 km ESE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
Quuto (154.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
69.2 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
293.8 km S of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
quito (153.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
156.6 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
156.8 km SE of epicenter [Map] : Feeling ugly (reported through our app)
316.7 km S of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
quito (154 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
123.4 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
203.3 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
199.1 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
393 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
167.1 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
157.9 km SE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
154.5 km ESE of epicenter [Map] : Se sintió fuerte en Quito (reported through our app)
314 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
quito (154 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
156.7 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Cuenca (Ecuador, 388 km S of epicenter) : My wife herd a slight creaking in the house. She did not feel the quake. I was sitting at my desk a few feet away and felt a very slight swaying. Enough to know that I was experiencing an earthquake. (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 302 km S of epicenter) : The floor was swaying sideways. my wife felt that also some minutes earlier. She is ecuadorian and has experienced the earthquake in April (reported through EMSC)
Samborondón (Ecuador, 299 km S of epicenter) : Poco fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Samborondón (Ecuador, 297 km S of epicenter) : Felt ir in Gauyaquil (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 155 km SE of epicenter) : Muy fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 155 km SE of epicenter) : Very common from this region (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 155 km SE of epicenter) : Lasted about 15 seconds and was like being on a wave, rolling along. (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 155 km SE of epicenter) : Earthquake felt, doors were moving and the bed was squeaking. (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 152 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintió medio fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 151 km SE of epicenter) : Fue fuerte salimos con mi familia a un sitio seguro (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 149 km SE of epicenter) : En el cine a punto de ingresar se suspendió la función (reported through EMSC)
Cali (Colombia, 471 km NE of epicenter) : suave se sintio en Dagua Valle Colombia hace 8 minutos (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 303 km S of epicenter) : Ligero (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 302 km S of epicenter) : Guayaquil (reported through EMSC)
Ambato (Ecuador, 231 km SE of epicenter) : Light shaking for a few seconds. Could feel it laying down and hear the windows rattle. Felt another tremor about 15 min after the first, but significantly lighter. (reported through EMSC)
Portoviejo (Ecuador, 196 km SW of epicenter) : Portoviejo (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 158 km SE of epicenter) : Fue breve (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 155 km SE of epicenter) : The 1st quake was a 5.5 ish. The second about an 8. (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 155 km SE of epicenter) : Whilke I was filing this one out we had the second quake... (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 155 km SE of epicenter) : Licht zwaaiend, wel indrukwekkend. (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 155 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintió el simbraso acá en el Centro Norte de Quito (reported through EMSC)
(Ecuador, 144 km SW of epicenter) : A second aftershock of about 2 seconds again, like a shimmer. Nothing rattling or moving. (reported through EMSC)
Santo Domingo de los Colorados (Ecuador, 102 km SE of epicenter) : En santo domingo se sintio fuerte (reported through EMSC)

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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Monday, 11 July 2016
 

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