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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Near Coast of Ecuador on Tuesday, 28 November 2017
28 Nov 02:13 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Date & time: Tuesday, 28 November 2017 02:04 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.14°S / 79.71°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Chimborazo (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SW of Yaguachi Nuevo (pop: 27,900)
13 km (8 mi) W of Milagro (pop: 133,500)
17 km (10 mi) NE of Eloy Alfaro (pop: 167,800)
21 km (13 mi) NE of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
115 km (72 mi) NW of Cuenca (pop: 277,000)
127 km (79 mi) NE of Machala (pop: 198,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 28 Nov 02:04 UTCM 4.8 / 10 kmNear Coast of EcuadorGFZ
2017-11-27 21:04:27 -05:00 (28 Nov 02:04:27 UTC)M 5.0 / 65.7 km- 9km NNW of Guayaquil, EcuadorUSGS
Tue, 28 Nov 02:04 UTCM 5.0 / 80 kmNEAR COAST OF ECUADOREMSC

User reports for this quake (50)

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Guayaquil (22.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Se sintió un poco fuerte (reported through our app)
15.6 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
20.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
24.7 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Garzota Guayaquil / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Guayaquil / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Everyone Note and run outside the houses
Ceibos, Guayaquil (25.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Cuenca (115.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Se sintio moderado (reported through our app)
cuenca (115 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Guayaquil (20.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Guayaquil (20.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Se sintió fuerte en el centro de Guayaquil (reported through our app)
Aurora, Daule / Light shaking (MMI IV)
32.3 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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Portoviejo / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Yanuncay, Cuenca, Azuay (115.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Alausí / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Guayaquil CEIBOS (26.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil Ecuador Light shaking / Weak shaking (MMI III) : We were on the first floor. Neighbor on second floor felt it a lot more.
Guayas norte (27 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (20.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (23.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Quevedo (127.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Fue un 5.4 estaba en la cama cuando se empezó a mover. (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (21 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Cuenca (Ecuador, 134 km SE of epicenter) : It was little (reported through EMSC)
Portoviejo (Ecuador, 127 km NW of epicenter) : Suave (reported through EMSC)
Portoviejo (Ecuador, 127 km NW of epicenter) (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 24 km S of epicenter) : Solo trate de mantener la calma por mis hijas (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 21 km SW of epicenter) : Corto y ruidoso (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 21 km S of epicenter) : En guayaquil super fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 19 km S of epicenter) : Fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 17 km S of epicenter) : Fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 16 km S of epicenter) : Hubo bastante movimiento estuve en un 1er piso (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 16 km SW of epicenter) : I heard sounds at the same time. We have to run away because it started to be strong. (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 16 km SW of epicenter) : este es el 2 temblor parecido primero viene como una gran explocion y luego tiembla alquien sabe como se llama este tipo de temblores (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 15 km S of epicenter) : fuerte temblor (reported through EMSC)
Durán (Ecuador, 14 km S of epicenter) : Un solo golpe duro desde Duran (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 14 km S of epicenter) : Lo único bueno es que la gran energía se está disipando en varios temblores (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 13 km S of epicenter) : Fue horrible, verdad fue más fuerte de 5...en realidad fue 5.4 y se sintió doble remeson (reported through EMSC)
Samborondón (Ecuador, 12 km S of epicenter) : Roaring sound, like drilling (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 12 km S of epicenter) : 5.3 reporta el instituto geofisico del ecuador (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 10 km SW of epicenter) : Duró unos 5 segundos (reported through EMSC)
Samborondón (Ecuador, 9 km S of epicenter) : Muy sonoro !!! Sin consecuencias (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 9 km SW of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte en la ciudadela mucho lote 1 (reported through EMSC)
(Ecuador, 6 km W of epicenter) : Fuerte con sonido (reported through EMSC)
Cuenca (Ecuador, 133 km SE of epicenter) : Chair vibrates...low rumble noise (reported through EMSC)
San Miguel (Ecuador, 99 km E of epicenter) : Feoooo (reported through EMSC)
Durán (Ecuador, 16 km S of epicenter) : Fue mas fuerte 5.4 segun el Instituto Geofisico del Ecuador. (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 16 km S of epicenter) : Se sintio leve pero se movio el edificio torre 1 hilton colon (reported through EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 16 km S of epicenter) : Antes de temblar se escucho muy fuerte la tierra como rugir. (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Tuesday, 28 November 2017
 

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