Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/04/28 20:50:46

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 12 jours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/04/28 20:50:46

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 0 km depth

29 Apr 01:56 UTC: Premier à signaler: IGEPN après 5 minutes.
Date & time: 29 Apr 2016 01:50:46 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/28 20:50:46
Magnitude: 5.0
Profondeur: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.5°S / 80.95°W (Équateur)
Volcan le plus près: Chimborazo (231 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km WSW de Jipijapa (pop: 35,900)
60 km SSW de Montecristi (pop: 18,400)
64 km WSW de Sucre (24 de Mayo) (pop: 15,300)
65 km SSW de Manta (pop: 183,200)
74 km SW de Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
82 km N de La Libertad (pop: 75,900)
141 km WNW de Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
304 km WSW de Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
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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