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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - ECUADOR on Monday, 5 September 2016

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - ECUADOR on Monday, 5 September 2016
5 Sep 00:54 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 31 minutes.
Date & time: Monday, 5 September 2016 00:22 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.11°S / 78.27°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Chacana (23 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) SW of Cayambe (pop: 26,600)
27 km (17 mi) NE of Tutamandahostel (pop: 140,000)
31 km (19 mi) NE of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
32 km (20 mi) NE of Sangolquí (pop: 5,100)
102 km (63 mi) E of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
184 km (114 mi) SW of Pasto (pop: 382,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 5 Sep 00:22 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km ECUADOREMSC
2016-09-04 19:22:59 -05:00 (5 Sep 00:22:59 UTC)M 4.7 / 10 km- 22km NE of Sangolqui, EcuadorUSGS
Mon, 5 Sep 00:22 UTCM 4.6 / 14 km EcuadorGFZ

User reports for this quake (28)

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Quito, Amazonas Av (27.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Short, hanging lamp Swings,
Quito / Light shaking (MMI IV)
27.7 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
17.4 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : bueno (reported through our app)
Guapulo (25.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Cumbaya / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : It was short yet very violent
22.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Quito (25.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Quito, Recreo (27.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Cumbaya (22.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Quito / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Quito, San Antonio de Pichincha / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
quito. hospital docente calderon (18.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
quito (22 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Quito, Calderón (18.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
25.8 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
53.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Se sintio suave en Ibarra (reported through our app)
Quito / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Quito (24.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
20.5 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Wave coming from bottom.. weird sensasion compres to coast quakes (reported through our app)
19.5 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Strong shake (reported through our app)
Quito (38.4 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
131.6 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Quito (Ecuador, 21 km W of epicenter) : Muy fuerte :c (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 19 km W of epicenter) : It started hard and then it dimmed. But was strong enough to move lamps and furniture (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 16 km W of epicenter) : 5-6 sec (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 16 km W of epicenter) : Very brief but sharp tremor. Was at my hotel's bar having dinner. Bottles on wall rattled and moved but none fell. Was over very quickly. Staff escorted us outside for about 15 minutes. Then back to my now slightly cold dinner. (reported through EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador, 14 km W of epicenter) : Strong but short skakes. Immediate in the area. (reported through EMSC)

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