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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR on Saturday, 19 November 2016

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake  - NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR on Saturday, 19 November 2016
19 Nov 20:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
Nov 19 21:28: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 47.0 to 97.0 km.
Nov 19 22:08: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 97.0 to 87.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 19 November 2016 19:55 UTC
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 87.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.07°S / 79.74°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Chimborazo (130 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NW of Yaguachi Nuevo (pop: 27,900)
12 km (7 mi) S of Samborondón (pop: 24,100)
15 km (9 mi) S of Palestina (pop: 9,400)
21 km (13 mi) NE of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
123 km (77 mi) NW of Cuenca (pop: 277,000)
134 km (84 mi) N of Machala (pop: 198,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 19 Nov 19:55 UTCM 4.3 / 87 kmNEAR COAST OF ECUADOREMSC
Sat, 19 Nov 19:55 UTCM 4.4 / 97 kmNear Coast of EcuadorGFZ
2016-11-19 14:55:53 -05:00 (19 Nov 19:55:53 UTC)M 4.3 / 79.5 km- 4km NW of Yaguachi, EcuadorUSGS

User reports for this quake (15)

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Cuenca EC. (121.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : In Cuenca, near the JP Coliseo.
Durán / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Guayaquil (20.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
guayaquil las penas / Light shaking (MMI IV) : heard a rumbling coming then shaking for a moment
21.1 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Cuenca (123.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Se sintió el sismo en Cuenca (reported through our app)
25.5 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil / Light shaking (MMI IV)
21.2 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil, Ecuador / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Guayaquil, Ecuador / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cuenca (Ecuador, 134 km SE of epicenter) : Lasted about 6 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Duran (Ecuador, 15 km S of epicenter) : Fue bastante fuerte pero corto se sintio min antes como una aplanadora de calle . Y de ahi vino el remezonSaludos (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 12 km SW of epicenter) : Se sintió de forma mínima pero firme en el norte de Guayaquil (reported through EMSC)
(Ecuador, 5 km SW of epicenter) : Потрясло чуток! (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR on Saturday, 19 November 2016

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