Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Sunday, 17 April 2016
17 Apr 01:21 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 5 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/16 20:15:45
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.6°S / 80.68°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (200 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) W of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
40 km (25 mi) N of Manta (pop: 183,200)
44 km (27 mi) NW of Rocafuerte (pop: 10,300)
50 km (31 mi) N of Montecristi (pop: 18,400)
172 km (107 mi) SW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
198 km (123 mi) NW of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2016/04/16 20:15:45 (17 Apr 01:15:45 UTC)||M 4.6||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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