Terremoto moderato mag. 4.4 - South Pacific Ocean, 68 km a sud ovest da Manta Ecuador, Ecuador, mercoledí, 16 giugno 2021 -

Questo terremoto era probabilmente un aftershock del M 5.2 terremoto: South Pacific Ocean, 89 km a sud ovest da Portoviejo, Ecuador, Tue, 15 Jun 2021 20:30 che si è verificato 9 ore prima.
Terremoto moderato mag. 4.4 - South Pacific Ocean, 68 km a sud ovest da Manta Ecuador, Ecuador, mercoledí, 16 giugno 2021

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.4 at 6 km depth

16 Jun 06:00 UTC: Primo a segnalare: IGEPN dopo 4 minuti.
16 Jun 06:02: Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 13 km (7.9 mi) al WNW.
16 Jun 06:10: Profondità ricalcolata da 5.0 a 6.0 km (da 3.1 a 3.7 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 2.2 km (1.4 mi) al O.
Update Wed, 16 Jun 2021, 06:06
Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.4 just reported 49 km southwest of Jipijapa, Ecuador
4.4 quake 16 Jun 12:55 am (GMT -5)
4.4 quake 16 Jun 12:55 am (GMT -5)
The Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito (IGEPN) reported a magnitude 4.4 quake in Ecuador near Jipijapa, Cantón Jipijapa, Provincia de Manabi, only 10 minutes ago. The earthquake hit after midnight on Wednesday 16 June 2021 at 12:55 am local time at a very shallow depth of 5 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.4 earthquake as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Jipijapa (pop. 35,900) located 49 km from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Montecristi (pop. 18,400) located 63 km from the epicenter, Manta Ecuador (pop. 183,200) 67 km away, Sucre (pop. 15,300) 68 km away, Salinas (pop. 43,900) 80 km away, La Libertad (pop. 75,900) 82 km away, Santa Elena (pop. 42,200) 82 km away, and Pedro Carbo (pop. 23,400) 91 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 16 Jun 2021 05:55:39 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: Wednesday, 16 Jun 2021 00:55 (GMT -5)
Magnitudine: 4.4
Profondità: 6.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 1.5°S / 81.01°W (South Pacific Ocean, Ecuador)
Vulcano più vicino: Chimborazo (242 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km OSO da Jipijapa (pop: 35,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
64 km SO da Montecristi (pop: 18,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
68 km SSO da Manta Ecuador (pop: 183,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
70 km OSO da Sucre (24 de Mayo) (pop: 15,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
80 km N da Salinas (pop: 43,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
82 km N da La Libertad (pop: 75,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
83 km NNO da Santa Elena (pop: 42,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
93 km ONO da Pedro Carbo (pop: 23,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
147 km ONO da Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
310 km OSO da Quito (pop: 1,399,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 23.6°C (74 F), humidity: 90%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from S
Fonte dati primaria: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.ProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
4.46 kmOff Coast of Ecuador, A 23.69km De Puerto LopezIGEPN
4.45 kmNEAR COAST OF ECUADOREMSC

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Ayampe, Ecuador / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short : Was just about to fall asleep when the bed was jolted with a few vibrational shakes. Lasted 1-2 seconds. My husband sleeping next to me felt it too. This was the 3rd quake we felt here in Ayampe since Tuesday afternoon that is in a time period of less then 24hours.  
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