Terremoto moderado mag. 4.8 - North Pacific Ocean, 23 km N of Pedernales, Provincia de Manabi, Ecuador, sábado, 16 abr. 2016

Este terremoto probablemente fue un premonitor del terremoto M 7.8 terremoto: 28 km al sur de Muisne, Provincia de Esmeraldas, Ecuador Sat, 16 Apr 2016 23:58 que siguió después de 11 minutos.
Terremoto moderado mag. 4.8 - North Pacific Ocean, 23 km N of Pedernales, Provincia de Manabi, Ecuador, sábado, 16 abr. 2016

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.8 at 33 km depth

17 Apr 00:12 UTC: Primero en informar: USGS después de 24 minutos.
Fecha & hora: 16 Apr 2016 23:47:44 UTC
Hora local al epicentro: 2016-04-16 18:47:44 -05:00
Magnitud: 4.8
Profundidad: 33.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 0.277°N / 80.0744°W (Océano Pacífico Norte, Ecuador)
Volcán mas cercano: Guagua Pichincha (172 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km al N de Pedernales (pop: 5,980) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
38 km al S de Muisne (pop: 13,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
67 km al O de Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
89 km al SSO de Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
108 km al N de Chone (pop: 44,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
116 km al ONO de Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
154 km al NNE de Portoviejo (pop: 170,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
155 km al NNE de Manta (pop: 183,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
181 km al ONO de Quito (pop: 1,399,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
276 km al N de Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
205 km al NNE de La Plata Island --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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M 4.833 km- 21km N of Pedernales, EcuadorUSGS

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Olon, Santa Elena, Ecuador / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : People screamed and the workers in the garden got scared too. some walls broke but no people died here. thanks god
Cuenca, Ecuador / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Long and relatively intense quake. I've lived in Calif. and Washington State and have lived thru many earthquakes but this one scared me. My ceramic figurines fell over. I live on the top floor (7) of a 10-yr-old building.
Quito Ecuador / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Ground shook. Power lines shook. It lasted almost a minute.
Quito, Republica de Savador / Light shaking (MMI IV)
COTACACHI, ECUADOR (204.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : HOUSE SWAYING VERY CLEARLY.
Otavalo / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Montanita Ecuador / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Cuenca Ecuador (371.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I live on the 6th floor of a concrete/brick 10-floor condominium. I was unloading groceries from a cart in the hallway outside my unit into my kitchen. As I was sitting some bags on the counter, it sounded like somebody quickly rolled a very heavy cart of some kind down the hallway. I thought, "What could make that noise"? I went into the hallway and realized the building was shaking. I had to put my hands on the hallway halls to steady myself. A set of elevators are just around the corner from
Cuenca: Scard the heck out of us. First time we ev (370.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Otavalo / Light shaking (MMI IV)
villamil playas / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Vilcabamaba (513.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : long duration. possibly 45 seconds
Cuenca, Ecuador (374.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Salinas (293 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : There was some loud noise for a few seconds, like something hit the front of the building. And all the window blinds started banging against the windows, while all the doors in the condo were moving back and forth.
cumbaya / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was long a very long one at kept 25 seconds zmybtv was shaking
Cuenca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Montreal / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Banos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Quito (185.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : lasted a long time...5-7 mins it felt like
Vilcabamba, Ecuador / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Shell Ecuador / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Medellin / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Cotacachi (Ecuador, 194 km E of epicenter) : Undulation (reported through EMSC)
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