Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Sunday, 17 April 2016
17 Apr 17:20 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 4 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/17 12:15:57
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.31°S / 80.63°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (202 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) NW of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
69 km (43 mi) NW of Tosagua (pop: 14,700)
71 km (44 mi) NW of Rocafuerte (pop: 10,300)
73 km (45 mi) N of Manta (pop: 183,200)
85 km (53 mi) NW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
162 km (101 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|
|2016/04/17 12:15:57 (17 Apr 17:15:57 UTC)||M 4.2||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
User reports for this quake (4)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
quito ecuador (237.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)