Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 13 km east of Manta, Manabí, Ecuador, on 2020-10-15 14:49:57 -

Mag. 4.0 earthquake  - 13 km east of Manta, Manabí, Ecuador, on 2020-10-15 14:49:57

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 7 km depth

15 Oct 19:54 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 4 minutes.
15 Oct 20:06: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 4.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 7.0 km (from 6.2 to 4.3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.2 km (1.4 mi) towards N.
Date & time: 15 Oct 2020 07:49:57 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-15 14:49:57
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.99°S / 80.6°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (190 km / 118 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) NE of Montecristi (pop: 18,400)
13 km (8 mi) ESE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
18 km (11 mi) WNW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
18 km (11 mi) WSW of Rocafuerte (pop: 10,300)
35 km (22 mi) NW of Santa Ana (pop: 12,800)
40 km (25 mi) N of Jipijapa (pop: 35,900)
156 km (97 mi) NNW of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
246 km (153 mi) WSW of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 25°C (77 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from W
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.07 kmEcuador - Manabi, A 5.35km De JaramijoIGEPN
M 3.810 kmNear Coast Of EcuadorEMSC

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Manta (9.5 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Manta ecuador / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : Sitting in our 9th floor condo on the ocean in Manta a short shaking followed by one a bit longer
Manta ecuador / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : Sitting in our 9th floor condo on the ocean in Manta a short shaking followed by one a bit longer
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