Mag. 4.5 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/04/24 09:36:19

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 8 jours earlier.
Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/04/24 09:36:19

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 0 km depth

24 Apr 14:40 UTC: Premier à signaler: IGEPN après 4 minutes.
Apr 24 14:44: Magnitude recalculée de 5.1 à 4.5.
Date & time: 24 Apr 2016 02:36:19 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/24 09:36:19
Magnitude: 4.5
Profondeur: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.15°N / 80.83°W (Équateur)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km W de Pedernales (pop: 5,980)
95 km NNW de Bahía de Caráquez (Cantón Sucre) (pop: 37,100)
124 km N de Manta (pop: 183,200)
125 km NW de Chone (pop: 44,800)
140 km NNW de Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
159 km SW de Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
281 km NNW de Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
602 km SW de Santiago de Cali (Colombie) (pop: 2,392,900)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 4.5 kmNear Coast of EcuadorIGEPN

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Portoviejo (140.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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