Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 48 km west of Jipijapa, Provincia de Manabi, Ecuador, on 2021-06-15 23:51:44 -

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 48 km west of Jipijapa, Provincia de Manabi, Ecuador, on 2021-06-15 23:51:44

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 3 km depth

16 Jun 04:56 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 4 minutes.
16 Jun 04:58: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 2.0 km (from 3.1 to 1.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.6 km (3.5 mi) towards NW.
16 Jun 05:14: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 3.0 km (from 1.2 to 1.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards E.
Date & time: Jun 16, 2021 04:51:44 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2021-06-15 23:51:44
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.5°S / 80.98°W (South Pacific Ocean, Ecuador)
Antipode: 1.5°N / 99.02°E
Nearest volcano: Chimborazo (242 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Jipijapa (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) SW of Montecristi (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SSW of Manta (pop: 183,200) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WSW of Sucre (24 de Mayo) (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) N of Salinas (pop: 43,900) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) N of Santa Elena (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) N of La Libertad (pop: 75,900) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WNW of Pedro Carbo (pop: 23,400) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) WNW of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) WSW of San Francisco de Quito (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 23.4°C (74 F), humidity: 90%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from S
Primary data source: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.03 kmNear Coast of Ecuador, A 20.33km De Puerto LopezIGEPN
4.15 kmNEAR COAST OF ECUADOREMSC

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Las Nunez (37.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Manglaralto (46.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
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