Minor mag. 3.9 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Sunday, 17 April 2016
17 Apr 04:53 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/16 23:46:50
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.28°S / 80.45°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (184 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) N of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
59 km (37 mi) SW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
61 km (38 mi) NW of Chone (pop: 44,800)
81 km (51 mi) NE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
86 km (54 mi) N of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
142 km (88 mi) W of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 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 23:46:50 (17 Apr 04:46:50 UTC)||M 3.9||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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