Leggero terremoto magnitudine 4.8 - North Pacific Ocean, 23 km a nord da Pedernales, Provincia de Manabi, Ecuador, sabato, 16 aprile 2016

Questo terremoto era probabilmente un foreshock del M 7.8 terremoto: 28 km a sud da Muisne, Provincia de Esmeraldas, Ecuador Sat, 16 Apr 2016 23:58 che ha seguito 11 minuti dopo.
Leggero terremoto magnitudine 4.8 - North Pacific Ocean, 23 km a nord da Pedernales, Provincia de Manabi, Ecuador, sabato, 16 aprile 2016

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 33 km depth

17 Apr 00:12 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 24 minuti.
Data & ora: 16 Apr 2016 23:47:44 UTC
Ora locale a epicentro: 2016-04-16 18:47:44 -05:00
Magnitudine: 4.8
Profondità: 33.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 0.277°N / 80.0744°W (North Pacific Ocean, Ecuador)
Vulcano più vicino: Guagua Pichincha (172 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km N da Pedernales (pop: 5,980) --> Vedi sismi vicini
38 km S da Muisne (pop: 13,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
67 km O da Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
89 km SSO da Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
105 km NNE da Bahia de Caraquez (Cantón Sucre) (pop: 37,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
108 km N da Chone (pop: 44,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
116 km ONO da Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
154 km NNE da Portoviejo (pop: 170,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
181 km ONO da Quito (pop: 1,399,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
276 km N da Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
205 km NNE da La Plata Island --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 4.920 km NEAR COAST OF ECUADOREMSC
M 4.833 km- 21km N of Pedernales, EcuadorUSGS

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Olon, Santa Elena, Ecuador / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : People screamed and the workers in the garden got scared too. some walls broke but no people died here. thanks god
Cuenca, Ecuador / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Long and relatively intense quake. I've lived in Calif. and Washington State and have lived thru many earthquakes but this one scared me. My ceramic figurines fell over. I live on the top floor (7) of a 10-yr-old building.
Quito Ecuador / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Ground shook. Power lines shook. It lasted almost a minute.
Quito, Republica de Savador / Light shaking (MMI IV)
COTACACHI, ECUADOR (204.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : HOUSE SWAYING VERY CLEARLY.
Otavalo / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Montanita Ecuador / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Cuenca Ecuador (371.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I live on the 6th floor of a concrete/brick 10-floor condominium. I was unloading groceries from a cart in the hallway outside my unit into my kitchen. As I was sitting some bags on the counter, it sounded like somebody quickly rolled a very heavy cart of some kind down the hallway. I thought, "What could make that noise"? I went into the hallway and realized the building was shaking. I had to put my hands on the hallway halls to steady myself. A set of elevators are just around the corner from
Cuenca: Scard the heck out of us. First time we ev (370.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Otavalo / Light shaking (MMI IV)
villamil playas / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Vilcabamaba (513.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : long duration. possibly 45 seconds
Cuenca, Ecuador (374.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Salinas (293 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : There was some loud noise for a few seconds, like something hit the front of the building. And all the window blinds started banging against the windows, while all the doors in the condo were moving back and forth.
cumbaya / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was long a very long one at kept 25 seconds zmybtv was shaking
Cuenca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Montreal / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Banos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Quito (185.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : lasted a long time...5-7 mins it felt like
Vilcabamba, Ecuador / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Shell Ecuador / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Medellin / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Cotacachi (Ecuador, 194 km E of epicenter) : Undulation (reported through EMSC)
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