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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Monday, 4 February 2019

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - Near Coast of Ecuador on Monday, 4 February 2019
Feb 4 17:58: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 99.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 99.0 to 64.0 km.
Feb 4 19:36: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 64.0 to 54.0 km.
Date & time: Monday, 4 February 2019 17:45 UTC
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.41°S / 79.86°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Licto (143 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.2*10^13 J (8.78 GWh / 7558 tons of TNT / 0.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 4 Feb 2019
Mon, 4 Feb 17:45 UTCM 5.7 / 45 kmNEAR COAST OF ECUADOREMSC
Mon, 4 Feb 17:45 UTCM 5.8 / 70 km- 27km S of Duran, EcuadorUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Montanita / MMI IV (Light shaking): I felt two bumps a second apart followed by light shaking for a few seconds. We ran outside as did several others.
Montanita / MMI IV (Light shaking): I felt two bumps a second apart followed by light shaking for a few seconds. We ran outside as did several others.
Montanita / MMI IV (Light shaking): I felt two bumps a second apart followed by light shaking for a few seconds. We ran outside as did several others.
Cuenca / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I felt the quake, noticed my hanging clothes shook a lot. I was afraid but the building shows no damage. I also felt the one early this morning but less so.
El Valle / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt two tremors seconds apart sitting downstairs in my home
Manta (184.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Inside of condo building with more than 10 floors and we felt the shake, then sway and one glassware broke
Olon / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was laying in my sofa and felt it the sofa/floor moving. Was on the second floor of cement building
(29.1 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Ayampe / MMI III (Weak shaking): Windows were shaking
Guayaquil / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(124.6 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Gentle rocking (via app)
VILCABAMBA (173.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): SWAYED TO AND FRO ABOUT3 SECONDS
Olon / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cañar (134.6 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cuenca, Ecuador (165.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Glasses clinking in cabinets, water splashing in flower vases
Cuenca / MMI V (Moderate shaking): 6 seconds moderate shaking woke me up
(194.8 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Cuenca / MMI V (Moderate shaking): On second Floor of house. This lasted a long time- maybe 30 seconds and for Cuenca was strong enough.
(109 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Cuenca / MMI III (Weak shaking): Ò
(194.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): displaced refrig in Catamayo
Ayampe / MMI III (Weak shaking): The windows vibrated for a few seconds
Guayaquil / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I was in the front yard talking to my son when we started like jumping then we realized it was a quake, we went outside and he left me and went inside to get my mom, everyone on the neighborhoid was outside for a while it felt strong in guayaquil
Cuenca Ecuador (241.7 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): was a sharp jolt
samborodom / MMI V (Moderate shaking): started out very mild then got more and more intense lasted 15 to 20 seconds
(291.2 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
(132.2 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Cuenca (106.9 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was sitting at the computer indoors and felt the main shock for a couple of seconds, then about 5 seconds later, an aftershock was felt.
Cuenca Ecuador (105.6 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
San borondon / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Cuenca, Ecuador, tres Puentes sectir / MMI IV (Light shaking): It lasted about 15 seconds. The walls shook and the windows rattled.
Cuenca ecuador / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Cuenca ecuador
(173 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Estaba en clases en la universidad y temblo fuerte (via app)
Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador / MMI III (Weak shaking): Sitting in my house in Cuenca. There was the main wave for a couple of seconds then about 10 seconds later, there was a smaller aftershock.
Guayaquil / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): They say its 5,7 bulshit it was strong asf like peoples run outside
quito / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(23.6 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
Loja Ecuador (193.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt in Loja. Not to bad. People who were standing felt it less. People sitting felt the shaking more. Only felt it for about 5 seconds. Nothing broken or cracked
Vilcabamba Ecuador / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sideways rockng, pretty strong for this area
Yes my mom is felt quake in via a la Costa (27.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(282.9 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cuenca / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cuenca, EC / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Zamora Ecuador (180 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was in my 3rd floor room in the Hotel Betania in Zamora Ecuador around 12:50 PM when the room very noticeably started to shake with a side to side motion, lasting only a few seconds. I left the hotel and waited outside for a few minutes and felt no shaking out there, so returned to my room. No activity since and no damage that I can see.
General Villamil, Playas / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Montanita, Ecuador (110 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(89.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(124.6 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): 3light shakes over a10 to 12 second span (via app)
Ayampe 24 kilometres south of Pto Lopez / MMI IV (Light shaking): No biggie thought my buddy was jumping up the stairs
Rochester / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cuenca, Ecuador / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I live in Cuenca, Ecuador and felt two very strong shakes...rattled windows...floors shook..dogs barked. I ran outside with my neighbors. No seen damage in the house.
Crucita Ecuador / MMI II (Very weak shaking): We are in a 4th floor condo and felt minor shaking.
longwood, fl (3467.1 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Heard the building shake and a couple of the windows rattle 3 times in ~3-5 minutes.
(30.1 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
Baños Dr Agua Santa (192.2 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Weak shake for about 3 seconds
Riobamba (144.2 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cuenca / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cuenca, Ecuador (107.5 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(116.4 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Books fell off the shelf and house was shaking.
(22 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Cuenca 10th floor of el Palermo-Avenida Ordoñez L / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Ambato Tungurahua (189.9 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
(29.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking): Paralizada (via app)
Pujili (212.9 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
samborondon / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Cuenca / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cuenca (181 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt as though a heavy giant taking heavy stamping steps was jumping in the building. No trucks were passing. Lasted seconds. no damage noticed, nothing fell from shelves.
vilcabamba / MMI III (Weak shaking): I was lying on a couch and the room shook for about 3 seconds.
Quito (298.1 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Very light rolling motion for about 45 seconds... (via app)
(118.1 km W from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Santo Domingo / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(32.1 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Paseo shopping Durán (25.9 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Miedo (via app)
Cuenca Ecuador / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting at table and we felt the shaking twice. Lasted about 3 seconds each. We live in Cuenca Ecuador.
La Troncal, Ecuador / MMI IV (Light shaking): Bed and floor shook for 2-3 sec, ceiling fixture shook
Cuenca (110.2 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Rolling for 15 seconds than a sharp jolt. (via app)
(107.3 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Yangana (220.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Manta, Ecuador (185.2 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Very weak tremors, lasted less than 10 seconds on 3rd floor of three story concrete brick apt bldg.
Manglaralto, Ecuador (113.4 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Cuenca / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cuenca (108.7 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(289.5 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
(28.8 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Paseo Tres de Noviembre y Los Cedros / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Felt on 4th floor. 2 shakes, about a minute apart. Nearly everyone left their apartment in our complex...
Manta, Ecuador (185.6 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Very weak tremors, lasted less than 10 seconds
(283.4 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Riobamba / MMI IV (Light shaking): Windows rattled for about 20 seconds.
Vilcabamba / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Two or three shakes. On the third floor
(30.7 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Quito Marriot hotel / MMI IV (Light shaking): On 6th floor of Quito hotel & things started to move. Wall phone cable swung for over a minute. Water in basin & toilet moved from side to side.
Chone / MMI IV (Light shaking)
cuenca (150.8 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Cuenca, Ecuador / MMI IV (Light shaking): Inside a house. Shaking lasted about 30 seconds. Rattled doors, windows.
(109.7 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Puerto Lopez, Manabí / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(28.2 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Temblor fuerte Puerto Azul (via app)
Ballenita / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Cuenca (107.8 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
8 / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Todo se movió violentamente. El segundo piso bailaba. Lo sentí largo
Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo de las Tsachilas / MMI IV (Light shaking): Windows rattled for a while. Dog's were barking.
Crucita, Ecuador / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Quito (264.4 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(171.6 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sonesta Hotel / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Molly del spr, Guayaquil / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Quitó / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cuenca, Ecuador -- third floor of house / MMI IV (Light shaking): Third floor of house shook but only for two seconds. I immediately left the house.
Cuenca / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Canoa Manabi main street / MMI IV (Light shaking): Street pelectricity posts and cables were moving for less than 1 minute.
(255.7 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Cuenca, Ecuador / MMI IV (Light shaking): Two waves, seconds apart. The first wave was milder than the second. Total duration about20 seconds.
Cuenca / MMI V (Moderate shaking): felt like two shakes, one 4-5 seconds and then another
Malacatos, Loja Ecuador / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Cuenca, Ecuador / MMI VI (Strong shaking): we don't usually feel these but this was almost like 2 with a few seconds between.
Quito / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Guayaquil / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Cuenca, Ecuador / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Things fell, chandeliers swinging, longer than usual, very scary.
(289.5 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
cuenca, ecuador (113.1 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
quito (278.3 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cuenca / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Vilcabamba / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Gua / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Olón / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Loja (202.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(191.4 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): He sentido un choque corto, pero fuerte. Estoy vivendo en Manta (via app)
Canoa (Ecuador) (224 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Canoa, Ecuador (via EMSC)
Puerto de Cayo (Ecuador) (151 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Felt in Puerto Cayo! (via EMSC)
Cuenca (Ecuador) (110 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió en 3 niveles: Moderado, Bajo y al final Alto, que fue cuando todos decidieron salir de la oficina. (via EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador) (27 km NW from epicenter)(no details): i be in that moment fel since foot to the chair a some stronge sound have some hard and we have adorns in ceiling spin all sizes that if call atention diferent others that move left to right . in that case it move form of spin adorn (via EMSC)
La Concordia (Ecuador) (263 km N from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Santo Domingo (Ecuador) (246 km N from epicenter)(no details): Estuvo leve (via EMSC)
Salinas (Ecuador) (126 km W from epicenter)(no details): Salinas. Ecuador. Slight tremor. (via EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador) (27 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Busqué. Protegerme (via EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador) (27 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fue bastante fuerte todo el techo comenzó a vibrar y mis perros salieron corriendo (via EMSC)
Eloy Alfaro (Ecuador) (26 km N from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte desde Ecuador (via EMSC)
Eloy Alfaro (Ecuador) (24 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Hola sentí muy fuerte sismo Durán Ecuador (via EMSC)
Vilcabamba (Ecuador) (219 km S from epicenter)(no details): Husband on ground level felt it and me one level up. Heard it, felt it, very short time. (via EMSC)
Ambato (Ecuador) (187 km NE from epicenter)(no details): En Ambato si se percibió. (via EMSC)
28 de Mayo (Ecuador) (168 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I felt like I was being rocked from side to side (via EMSC)
Portoviejo (Ecuador) (164 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió fuerte temblor en Manabí-Portoviejo (via EMSC)
Anconcito (Ecuador) (116 km W from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió fuerte aunque por un par de segundos (via EMSC)
Ricaurte (Ecuador) (112 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintío fuerte en Cuenca (via EMSC)
Tarifa (Ecuador) (27 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte, Trepidatorio, un minuto duración ~ (via EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador) (25 km NW from epicenter)(no details): In Guayaquil (via EMSC)

 

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