Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Sunday, 17 April 2016
17 Apr 06:56 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 14 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/17 01:41:55
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.16°S / 80.46°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (190 km / 118 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (30 mi) N of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
52 km (32 mi) SW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
72 km (45 mi) NW of Chone (pop: 44,800)
94 km (58 mi) NE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
100 km (62 mi) N of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
143 km (89 mi) W of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2016/04/17 01:41:55 (17 Apr 06:41:55 UTC)||M 3.8||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.