Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Sunday, 17 April 2016
17 Apr 02:29 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/16 20:09:17
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.05°S / 80.18°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (168 km / 104 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) SW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
67 km (41 mi) NE of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
73 km (45 mi) N of Chone (pop: 44,800)
114 km (71 mi) W of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
117 km (73 mi) NE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
185 km (115 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 20:09:17 (17 Apr 01:09:17 UTC)||M 4.8||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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