Mag. 3.6 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/04/16 23:45:40
Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 0 km depth
17 Apr 05:05 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 20 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/16 23:45:40
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.61°N / 79.78°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (158 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (16 mi) E of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
41 km (26 mi) SSW of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
46 km (29 mi) NW of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
67 km (42 mi) NNE of Pedernales (pop: 5,980)
114 km (71 mi) SW of Valdez (Eloy Alfaro) (pop: 11,400)
117 km (73 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
168 km (104 mi) WNW of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
312 km (194 mi) N of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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