Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Sunday, 17 April 2016
17 Apr 21:40 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 5 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/17 16:35:15
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.87°S / 80.63°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (187 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) NE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
20 km (12 mi) N of Montecristi (pop: 18,400)
21 km (13 mi) NW of Rocafuerte (pop: 10,300)
28 km (18 mi) NW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
169 km (105 mi) NW of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
176 km (109 mi) SW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 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 16:35:15 (17 Apr 21:35:15 UTC)||M 4.8||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
|Sun, 17 Apr 21:35 UTC||M 4.4 / 21 km||Near Coast of Ecuador||GFZ|
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