Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/05/18 14:23:11

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 5 semaines earlier.
Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/05/18 14:23:11

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 0 km depth

18 May 19:28 UTC: Premier à signaler: IGEPN après 5 minutes.
Date & time: 18 May 2016 07:23:11 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: 2016/05/18 14:23:11
Magnitude: 4.4
Profondeur: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.52°N / 80.28°W (Équateur)
Volcan le plus près: Guagua Pichincha (202 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km WSW de Muisne (pop: 13,400)
56 km NNW de Pedernales (pop: 5,980)
85 km SW de Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
92 km WNW de Rosa Zarate (Quininde) (pop: 42,100)
125 km N de Bahía de Caráquez (Cantón Sucre) (pop: 37,100)
150 km NW de Santo Domingo de los Colorados (Santo Domingo) (pop: 200,400)
305 km N de Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
529 km SW de Cali (Colombie) (pop: 2,392,900)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 4.4 kmNear Coast of EcuadorIGEPN
M 3.5 kmNear Coast of EcuadorIGEPN

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Guayaquil Miraflores (300.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Horrors (reported through our app)
Guayaquil Miraflores (300.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Horrors (reported through our app)
289.9 km S of epicenter [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) (reported through our app)
Portoviejo / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Its was scared
305.3 km SSE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
Manta,Ecuador (170.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
Cuenca, Ecuador (405.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I am on the second floor and was at my desk when I felt the tremor. Nothing like the April quake that had my roof creaking, furniture rumbling and chandelier swinging, but today's quake did have me running to get down the stairs and out of my building.
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Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/05/18 14:23:11
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