Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 41 km north of Manta, Manabí, Ecuador, on Wednesday, 1 January 2020 at 05:11 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 1 km depth
1 Jan 05:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.59°S / 80.72°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (204 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (20 mi) W of Bahía de Caráquez (Cantón Sucre) (pop: 37,100)
41 km (26 mi) N of Manta (pop: 183,200)
48 km (30 mi) NW of Rocafuerte (pop: 10,300)
51 km (32 mi) N of Montecristi (pop: 18,400)
60 km (37 mi) NNW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
71 km (44 mi) W of Chone (pop: 44,800)
201 km (125 mi) NNW of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
647 km (402 mi) SW of Santiago de Cali (Colombia) (pop: 2,392,900)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.3||1 km||Near Coast Of Ecuador||EMSC|
|M 4.2||6 km||Near Coast of Ecuador, a 42.24km de Bahia de Caraquez||IGEPN|
User reports for this quake (2)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
San Clemente (29.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)