Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Sunday, 17 April 2016
17 Apr 01:17 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/16 20:09:18
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.03°S / 80.13°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (164 km / 102 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) SW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
71 km (44 mi) NE of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
72 km (45 mi) S of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
109 km (68 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
122 km (76 mi) NE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
180 km (112 mi) W of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2016/04/16 20:09:18 (17 Apr 01:09:18 UTC)||M 4.8||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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