Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 81 km northwest of Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador, on 2020-07-21 17:25:11 -

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 81 km northwest of Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador, on 2020-07-21 17:25:11

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 9 km depth

21 Jul 22:30 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 5 minutes.
Jul 21 22:34: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 9.0 km.
Date & time: 21 Jul 2020 10:25:11 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-07-21 17:25:11
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.68°S / 80.4°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Chimborazo (179 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) SSE of Paján (Pajan) (pop: 9,180)
24 km (15 mi) NW of Pedro Carbo (pop: 23,400)
42 km (26 mi) SSE of Jipijapa (pop: 35,900)
45 km (28 mi) S of Sucre (24 de Mayo) (pop: 15,300)
56 km (35 mi) WNW of El Triunfo (Cantón Daule) (pop: 32,300)
70 km (43 mi) S of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
81 km (50 mi) NW of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
264 km (164 mi) SW of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.39 kmEcuador - Manabi, a 14.86km de PajanIGEPN
M 4.45 kmNear Coast Of EcuadorEMSC

User reports for this quake (7)

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71.7 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Manglaralto, Santa Elena / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Manta / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Clemente / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Portoviejo / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Papa Noel,ayampe ecuador / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Chair I was sitting in rocked sideways
Paján (Ecuador, 14 km NW of epicenter) : Felt a mild shake, coast of ecuador (reported through EMSC)
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Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 81 km northwest of Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador, on 2020-07-21 17:25:11
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