Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Sunday, 17 April 2016
17 Apr 04:38 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/16 23:30:45
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.07°S / 80.24°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (153 km / 95 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) SW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
62 km (39 mi) NE of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
72 km (45 mi) NW of Chone (pop: 44,800)
112 km (70 mi) NE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
120 km (75 mi) W of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
192 km (119 mi) W of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2016/04/16 23:30:45 (17 Apr 04:30:45 UTC)||M 4.0||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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