Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - 50 km northeast of La Libertad, Provincia del Guayas, Ecuador, on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 07:28 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.2 quake South Pacific Ocean, 35 km north of La Libertad, Provincia del Guayas, Ecuador, March, 31 2019 07:04 GMT, which had occurred 25 minutes earlier.
Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - 50 km northeast of La Libertad, Provincia del Guayas, Ecuador, on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 07:28 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 18 km depth

31 Mar 07:35 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Mar 31 07:45: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 18.0 km.
Date & time: Mar 31, 2019 07:28:50 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.84°S / 80.69°W (Provincia del Guayas, Ecuador)
Antipode: 1.84°N / 99.31°E
Nearest volcano: Chimborazo (203 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) SW of Pajan (Manabí) (pop: 9,180) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NNE of La Libertad (Guayas) (pop: 75,900) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NE of Salinas (Provincia de Santa Elena) (pop: 43,900) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) W of Pedro Carbo (Guayas) (pop: 23,400) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SSW of Jipijapa (Manabí) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) W of El Triunfo (Cantón Daule, Guayas) (pop: 32,300) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SSW of Portoviejo (Manabí) (pop: 170,300) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) S of Manta (Manabí) (pop: 183,200) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) WNW of Guayaquil (Guayas) (pop: 1,952,000) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) SW of San Francisco de Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
5.218 kmNear Coast of EcuadorGFZ
5.34 kmNear Coast of Ecuador, a 36.24km de La LibertadIGEPN
5.264 kmNear Coast Of EcuadorEMSC
5.130 kmNear Coast of EcuadorGeoAu
5.133 km34km NNE of Santa Elena, EcuadorUSGS

User reports for this quake (9)

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ManAbi montecristi (152.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Fue un poquito fuerte  
Olon / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Mirador San Jose, near Manta, Manabi, Ecuador / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Machala, El Oro (179.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Nayón (Ecuador, 324 km NE of epicenter) : Aftershock to recent earthquake? (reported through EMSC)  
Canoa (Ecuador, 169 km N of epicenter) : 4th separate movement within past 30min or so. Canoa, Ecuador. (reported through EMSC)  
Santo Domingo (Ecuador, 255 km NE of epicenter) : Se sintio hasta Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas... leve (reported through EMSC)  
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 92 km E of epicenter) : Algo fuerte el temblor (reported through EMSC)  
Manglaralto (Ecuador, 15 km NW of epicenter) : Short. Noisy. (reported through EMSC)  
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