Mag. 3.6 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/04/16 21:29:00
Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 0 km depth
17 Apr 02:38 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 10 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/16 21:29:00
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.44°N / 79.93°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (163 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) SSE of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
43 km (27 mi) NNE of Pedernales (pop: 5,980)
52 km (32 mi) WNW of Rosa Zarate (Quininde) (pop: 42,100)
65 km (41 mi) SSW of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
114 km (71 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (Santo Domingo) (pop: 200,400)
128 km (79 mi) N of Chone (pop: 44,800)
293 km (182 mi) N of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
505 km (314 mi) SW of Santiago de Cali (Colombia) (pop: 2,392,900)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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