Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Sunday, 17 April 2016
17 Apr 05:05 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/16 23:57:26
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.02°S / 80.86°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (237 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (50 mi) NW of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
90 km (56 mi) W of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
106 km (66 mi) N of Manta (pop: 183,200)
110 km (68 mi) NW of Tosagua (pop: 14,700)
124 km (77 mi) NW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
189 km (118 mi) W of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
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 23:57:26 (17 Apr 04:57:26 UTC)||M 4.2||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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