Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Sunday, 17 April 2016
18 Apr 00:00 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 16 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/17 18:44:14
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.04°N / 80.68°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (221 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (43 mi) W of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
76 km (48 mi) NW of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
97 km (60 mi) SW of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
112 km (69 mi) N of Manta (pop: 183,200)
124 km (77 mi) NW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
170 km (106 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 18:44:14 (17 Apr 23:44:14 UTC)||M 4.2||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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