Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 7.6 km southwest of Jipijapa, Manabí, Ecuador, on 2020-03-06 15:43:29 -

Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 7.6 km southwest of Jipijapa, Manabí, Ecuador, on 2020-03-06 15:43:29

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 30 km depth

6 Mar 20:48 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 5 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Mar 2020 08:43:29 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-03-06 15:43:29
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.38°S / 80.64°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (202 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) WSW of Jipijapa (pop: 35,900)
27 km (17 mi) WSW of Sucre (24 de Mayo) (pop: 15,300)
30 km (19 mi) NW of Paján (Pajan) (pop: 9,180)
37 km (23 mi) S of Montecristi (pop: 18,400)
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
47 km (29 mi) S of Manta (pop: 183,200)
124 km (77 mi) NW of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
268 km (166 mi) WSW of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.530 kmEcuador - Manabi, a 7.54km de JipijapaIGEPN
M 4.730 kmNear Coast Of EcuadorEMSC

User reports for this quake (6)

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Canoa / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Manta, EC (48.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Mild shaking (reported through our app)
Manta Ecuador (49.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Light shaking of recliner. Didn't last long. (reported through our app)
Manta apt 5 floor / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
46 km N of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Manta (Ecuador, 45 km NW of epicenter) : Light shaking, didn't last long (reported through EMSC)
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