Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/04/20 03:25:05

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.8 quake - 27km SSE of Muisne, Ecuador, 2016-04-16 18:58:37 -05:00, which had occurred 3 jours earlier.
Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/04/20 03:25:05

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 0 km depth

20 Apr 08:28 UTC: Premier à signaler: IGEPN après 3 minutes.
Apr 20 08:44: Magnitude recalculée de 4.5 à 4.8.
Date & time: 20 Apr 2016 08:25:05 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/20 03:25:05
Magnitude: 4.8
Profondeur: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.72°N / 80.27°W (Équateur)
Volcan le plus près: Guagua Pichincha (157 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km WNW de Muisne (pop: 13,400)
73 km WSW de Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
76 km NNW de Pedernales (pop: 5,980)
99 km WNW de Rosa Zarate (Quininde) (pop: 42,100)
148 km N de Bahía de Caráquez (Cantón Sucre) (pop: 37,100)
163 km NW de Santo Domingo de los Colorados (Santo Domingo) (pop: 200,400)
327 km N de Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
515 km SW de Cali (Colombie) (pop: 2,392,900)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 4.8 kmNear Coast of EcuadorIGEPN
M 4.610 kmNear Coast of EcuadorGFZ
M 4.518 km- near the coast of EcuadorUSGS

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Quito (223.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Santo Domingo Ecuador (162.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
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Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/04/20 03:25:05
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