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Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 15 km east of Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador, on Thursday, Nov 19, 2020 at 10:03 pm (GMT -5)

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 15 km east of Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador, on Thursday, Nov 19, 2020 at 10:03 pm (GMT -5) Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 15 km east of Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador, on Thursday, Nov 19, 2020 at 10:03 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 72 km depth

20 Nov 03:08 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 5 minutes.
20 Nov 03:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 69.0 to 72.0 km (from 43 to 45 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 6 km (3.7 mi) towards SSW.
Date & time: Nov 20, 2020 03:03:04 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Nov 19, 2020 at 10:03 pm (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 72.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.15°S / 79.76°W (Canton Yaguachi, Provincia del Guayas, Ecuador)
Antipode: 2.15°N / 100.24°E
Nearest volcano: Chimborazo (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) SW of Yaguachi Nuevo (San Jacinto de Yaguachi, Guayas) (pop: 27,900) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) ENE of Duran (Guayas) (pop: 167,800) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) ENE of Guayaquil (Guayas) (pop: 1,952,000) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) W of San Francisco de Milagro (Guayas) (pop: 133,500) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) S of Samborondon (Guayas) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) W of Naranjito (Guayas) (pop: 34,200) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SE of El Triunfo (Cantón Daule, Guayas) (pop: 32,300) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) WNW of La Troncal (Provincia de Cañar) (pop: 36,400) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NNW of Naranjal (Guayas) (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) SSW of Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 24.1°C (75 F), humidity: 65%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from SW
Primary data source: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
4.172 kmEcuador - Guayas, A 7.02km De DuranIGEPN
4.286 kmNear Coast of EcuadorGFZ

User reports for this quake (4)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Cuenca, Azuay (118.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Riobamba / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
Guayaquil / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Guayaquil - Ceibos / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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