Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador, a 26.84km de La Libertad, on 2019-03-31 09:09:13

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.2 quake Near Coast of Ecuador 31 March 07:04 UTC, which had occurred 7 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Near Coast of Ecuador, a 26.84km de La Libertad, on 2019-03-31 09:09:13

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 6 km depth

31 Mar 14:14 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 5 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 6.0 km.
Date & time: 31 Mar 2019 02:09:13 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: 2019-03-31 09:09:13
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.99°S / 80.86°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Chimborazo (235 km / 146 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) N of Santa Elena (pop: 42,200)
28 km (17 mi) N of La Libertad (pop: 75,900)
68 km (42 mi) SW of Paján (Pajan) (pop: 9,180)
72 km (45 mi) WSW of Pedro Carbo (pop: 23,400)
78 km (48 mi) SSW of Jipijapa (pop: 35,900)
89 km (55 mi) NW of Playas (pop: 30,600)
111 km (69 mi) W of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
325 km (202 mi) SW of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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M 5.26 kmNear Coast of Ecuador, a 26.84km de La LibertadIGEPN

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Salinas Malecón / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Table and chairs shook while at a restaurant eating breakfast
Salinas (28.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Punta blanca / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
293.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Mirador, San Jose , Manabí / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Rio Chico / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Guayaquil / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Lo senti en el trabajo.... Y siguen los temblores
Montañita (21.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
1086.3 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Guayaquil (Ecuador, 109 km E of epicenter) : Fueron varios temblores en un lapso de unos 20 minutos. Hubo gente que salió de sus casas por el susto (reported through EMSC)
Manglaralto (Ecuador, 23 km NE of epicenter) : Not very strong The table shook. (reported through EMSC)
Salinas (Ecuador, 29 km S of epicenter) : Whole lot of Shaking going on! (reported through EMSC)
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