Mag. 3.6 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/04/16 18:47:42
Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 0 km depth
16 Apr 23:52 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 5 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/16 18:47:42
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.36°N / 80.07°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (174 km / 108 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) S of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
32 km (20 mi) N of Pedernales (pop: 5,980)
66 km (41 mi) W of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
81 km (50 mi) SW of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
114 km (71 mi) NNE of Bahía de Caráquez (Cantón Sucre) (pop: 37,100)
121 km (75 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
184 km (114 mi) WNW of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
285 km (177 mi) N of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Cumbaya, Ecuador (188.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)