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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Ecuador on Sunday, 21 October 2018

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Ecuador on Sunday, 21 October 2018
Date & time: Sun, 21 Oct 21:09:00 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 102.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.79°S / 79.68°W
Nearest volcano: Chimborazo (103 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 21 Oct
Sun, 21 Oct 21:08 UTCM 5.2 / 90 km ECUADOR[Map]EMSC
Sun, 21 Oct 21:08 UTCM 5.1 / 70.6 km- 9km NE of El Triunfo, Ecuador[Map]USGS
Sun, 21 Oct 21:08 UTCM 5.1 / 94.1 km Ecuador[Map]GeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
(48 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Fuerte (via app)
La Joya Daule (38 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Loud crack and slight rumble afterwards
Cuenca (142.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
(116.9 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(223.3 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
Samborondon / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Pajan (120.9 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
(50.4 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(88.6 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Quito / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(955.6 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Montanita / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Guayaquil, at home, Los Ceibos (51.1 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
manta / MMI III (Weak shaking): was sitting at computer in apartment. Bottles and artwork swaying
Playas / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(217.5 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Guayaquil / MMI IV (Light shaking): 8th floor. 3 seconds shaking.
Manglaralto, Ecuador (118.1 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Valencia / MMI III (Weak shaking): It was not strong as one we had last month
(150 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): It was just one jerk (via app)
(53.6 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
(142.2 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Guayas (54.2 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Temblor moderado pero si es fuerte (via app)
La Troncal / MMI IV (Light shaking): Heard windows shaking, not strong enough to run outside, lasted about 6-8 seconds
Salinas, Ecuador (150.5 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Quito / MMI III (Weak shaking): I'm in the tenth floor so I felt it quite well but thankfully it lasted only 10-15 sec.
Cuenca, Ecuador (154.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Our shower doors begin to rattle during an earthquake. The doors rattled for about a minute beginning at around 16:05.
Montanita (114.3 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Mindo, pichincha (61.8 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Very brief shaking. House rattled. Person in another room didn’t feel it.
GUAYAQUIL (48.3 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): THEY WERE 2 SHAKINGS, FIRST ONE VERY SHORT BUT THE SECOND ONE LAST MORE AND STRONGER. LAMPS SWINGING, DOORS SHAKING. (via app)
(180.6 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
(48.5 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Portoviejo / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Guayaquil (55.4 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(144.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Guayaquil / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
Montañita / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Guayaquil / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
La Aurora (36.7 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Guayaquil (46.5 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Quito Ecuador / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(47.2 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(48 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(36 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
(116 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Manta (Ecuador) (125 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Only lasted about 3 seconds. Light shaking, blinds swaying back and forth. (via EMSC)
Eloy Alfaro (Ecuador) (41 km S from epicenter)(no details): Leve al principio, luego al final fue un sacudon fuerte (via EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador) (41 km S from epicenter)(no details): Temblor Guayaquil (via EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador) (37 km S from epicenter)(no details): Slight tremor (via EMSC)
Ricaurte (Ecuador) (158 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Leve movimiento en Cuenca (via EMSC)
Cuenca (Ecuador) (157 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Just a little jolt (via EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador) (40 km S from epicenter)(no details): Heavy (via EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador) (38 km S from epicenter)(no details): Started to move in a vertical way (via EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador) (38 km S from epicenter)(no details): call atwention sounds under of the earth (via EMSC)
Tarifa (Ecuador) (37 km S from epicenter)(no details): Trepidatory Shake (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 26 Oct
Fri, 26 Oct 09:11 UTCM 4.9 / 164 km - [info] (53 km) ECUADOR
[Map]
EMSC
Guayai / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Very little shake at 9th floor.
Cuenca (Ecuador) (213 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It was far from us. I'm surprised that I felt it from that far away, considering it was a 4.9. (via EMSC)
Fri, 26 Oct 09:11 UTCM 4.7 / 149 km - [info] (76 km) Ecuador
[Map]
GFZ
Portovelo (321.2 km SW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Sat, 17 Nov
Sat, 17 Nov 12:55 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (233 km)Near Coast of Ecuador
I FELT IT
[Map]
GFZ
La Libertad (50.6 km NW from epicenter) / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Salinas, Ecuador / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Felt our building shake, we live on the 18th floor. Our shower door creeked and swung back and forth. The quake lasted only a few seconds. There was no damage to property.
Quito / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(Ecuador) (45 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Slight shaking for about 10 seconds. (via EMSC)
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