Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.0 - Near Coast of Ecuador, viernes, 29 abr. 2016

Este terremoto probablemente fue una réplica del terremoto M 7.8 terremoto: - 27km SSE of Muisne, Ecuador Sat, 16 Apr 23h58 que había ocurrido 12 dias antes.
Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.0 - Near Coast of Ecuador, viernes, 29 abr. 2016

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 0 km depth

29 Apr 01:56 UTC: Primero en informar: IGEPN después de 5 minutos.
Fecha & hora: 29 Apr 2016 01:50:46 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Hora local al epicentro: 2016/04/28 20:50:46
Magnitud: 5.0
Profundidad: 0.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 1,5°S / 80,95°W (Ecuador)
Volcán mas cercano: Chimborazo (231 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km al WSW de Jipijapa (pop: 35,900)
60 km al SSW de Montecristi (pop: 18,400)
64 km al WSW de Sucre (24 de Mayo) (pop: 15,300)
65 km al SSW de Manta (pop: 183,200)
74 km al SW de Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
82 km al N de La Libertad (pop: 75,900)
141 km al WNW de Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
304 km al WSW de Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
Fuente primaria de datos: IGEPN
Energía liberada estimada: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [aprende más]
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M 5.0 kmNear Coast of EcuadorIGEPN

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ayampe, Ecuador / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Fuentes del Rio (135.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Estaba con la sensacion de que temblaba y en la pagina del instituto geofisico lo confirmé (reported through our app)
Puerto Cayo / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Guayaquil (138.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
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