Mag. 4.5 earthquake - NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR on Thursday, 1 December 2016 at 19:35 (GMT)

Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR on Thursday, 1 December 2016 at 19:35 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 24 km depth

1 Dec 19:41 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 6 minutes.
Dec 1 19:55: Magnitude recalculée de 4.9 à 4.5.
Profondeur recalculée de 10.0 à 69.0 km.
Dec 1 19:57: Magnitude recalculée de 4.5 à 4.8.
Profondeur recalculée de 69.0 à 3.0 km.
Dec 1 23:38: Magnitude recalculée de 4.8 à 4.5.
Profondeur recalculée de 3.0 à 24.0 km.
Date & time: 1 Dec 2016 07:35:23 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.5
Profondeur: 24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.24°S / 80.83°W (Équateur)
Volcan le plus près: Quilotoa (235 km / 146 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km SW de Montecristi (pop: 18,400)
30 km WNW de Jipijapa (pop: 35,900)
34 km SSW de Manta (pop: 183,200)
46 km W de Sucre (24 de Mayo) (pop: 15,300)
47 km WSW de Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
55 km SW de Rocafuerte (pop: 10,300)
149 km NW de Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
280 km WSW de Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
Primary data source: EMSC
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 4.524 km NEAR COAST OF ECUADOREMSC
M 4.569 kmNear Coast of EcuadorGFZ
M 4.524 km- 28km SW of Montecristi, EcuadorUSGS

User reports for this quake (6)

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155.7 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Manta (29.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Montecristi (28.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Manta (32.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Se sintio fuerte el temblor aqui en manta (reported through our app)
Puerto Cayo (Ecuador, 15 km SE of epicenter) : Just 5 to 10 seconds, dogs barked afterwards. (reported through EMSC)
Olon (Ecuador, 70 km S of epicenter) : Lasted just a few seconds. Dogs barked. (reported through EMSC)
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