Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - Ecuador - Esmeraldas on Sunday, 17 April 2016
17 Apr 09:48 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 13 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/17 04:35:22
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.45°N / 79.4°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (113 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) NE of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
63 km (39 mi) SE of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
71 km (44 mi) SE of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
82 km (51 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
84 km (52 mi) NE of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
123 km (77 mi) NW of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
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]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2016/04/17 04:35:22 (17 Apr 09:35:22 UTC)||M 3.8||Ecuador - Esmeraldas||IGEPN|
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