Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Sunday, 17 April 2016
17 Apr 02:29 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/16 21:23:08
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.25°N / 80.04°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (164 km / 102 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) N of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
40 km (25 mi) S of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
64 km (39 mi) W of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
111 km (69 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
154 km (96 mi) NE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
177 km (110 mi) NW of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2016/04/16 21:23:08 (17 Apr 02:23:08 UTC)||M 4.2||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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