Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Sunday, 17 April 2016
17 Apr 02:33 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 19 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/16 21:14:24
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.29°S / 80.48°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (186 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) N of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
62 km (38 mi) NW of Tosagua (pop: 14,700)
62 km (39 mi) SW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
79 km (49 mi) NE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
85 km (53 mi) N of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
145 km (90 mi) W of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 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 21:14:24 (17 Apr 02:14:24 UTC)||M 4.3||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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