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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Ecuador - Manabi on Sunday, 17 April 2016

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Ecuador - Manabi on Sunday, 17 April 2016

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.8 quake: 27km SSE of Muisne, Ecuador on Sat, 16 Apr 23h58, which had occurred 7 hours earlier.
Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Ecuador - Manabi on Sunday, 17 April 2016
Apr 17 07:24: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 6.1.
Date & time: Sunday, 17 April 2016 07:13 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/17 02:13:58
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.42°S / 80.36°W (Équateur)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (164 km)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 8.9*10^13 J (24.8 GWh / 21301 tons of TNT / 1.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Guayaquil (205.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): This is suck! I'm scared (via app)
Pasto (387.6 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Pasto (387.6 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
ibarra, ecuador / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Guayaquil (207.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)(via app)
Ventanas (151.8 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)(via app)
Cotacachi, Ecuador / MMI IV (Light shaking)
San Antonio de Pchincha / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Montañita / MMI III (Weak shaking)
quito north (208 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Guayaquil Airport / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Ambato (213.9 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Guayaquil (206.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Fue corto y leve (via app)
Cantón Duran (Ecuador) (203 km S from epicenter)(no details): Estaba quedándome dormido pero me despertó (via EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador) (199 km S from epicenter)(no details): We were woken during the night. It was brief. (via EMSC)
Samborondón (Ecuador) (198 km S from epicenter)(no details): Fue una replica fuerte de 5.5 (via EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador) (194 km E from epicenter)(no details): Tambien en quito .. (via EMSC)
Montañita (Ecuador) (171 km S from epicenter)(no details): Aftershocks continue (via EMSC)
Quito (Ecuador) (193 km E from epicenter)(no details): Me despertó!!! (via EMSC)
Guayaquil (Ecuador) (201 km S from epicenter)(no details): A quick one (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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