Mag. 3.7 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/04/17 03:12:50
Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 0 km depth
17 Apr 08:16 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 3 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/17 03:12:50
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.56°N / 79.86°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (167 km / 104 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) ESE of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
50 km (31 mi) SSW of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
50 km (31 mi) WNW of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
58 km (36 mi) NNE of Pedernales (pop: 5,980)
118 km (73 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
142 km (88 mi) N of Chone (pop: 44,800)
173 km (107 mi) WNW of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
307 km (190 mi) N of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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