Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Canton Rocafuerte, 18 km north of Portoviejo, Provincia de Manabi, Ecuador, on 2021-05-25 11:16:15 -

Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Canton Rocafuerte, 18 km north of Portoviejo, Provincia de Manabi, Ecuador, on 2021-05-25 11:16:15

Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 11 km depth

25 May 16:20 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 4 minutes.
25 May 16:40: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 3.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 11.0 km (from 3.1 to 6.8 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 12 km (7.5 mi) towards SW.
Date & time: May 25, 2021 16:16:15 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-25 11:16:15
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.9°S / 80.42°W (Canton Rocafuerte, Provincia de Manabi, Ecuador)
Antipode: 0.9°N / 99.58°E
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (159 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) NE of Rocafuerte (Manabí) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NNE of Portoviejo (Manabí) (pop: 170,300) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) WSW of Tosagua (Manabí) (pop: 14,700) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) WSW of Bolivar (Manabí) (pop: 17,300) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) ENE of Montecristi (Manabí) (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) ENE of Manta Ecuador (Manabí) (pop: 183,200) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) S of Sucre (Manabí) (pop: 37,100) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) WSW of Chone (Manabí) (pop: 44,800) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) NNW of Guayaquil (Guayas) (pop: 1,952,000) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) WSW of San Francisco de Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.411 kmEcuador - Manabi, A 4.26km De RocafuerteIGEPN
3.65 kmNEAR COAST OF ECUADOREMSC

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Bahia de Caraquez, Manabi, Ecuador / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Very short jolt, no shaking  
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