Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Monday, 18 April 2016
18 Apr 05:20 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 15 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/18 00:05:17
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.14°S / 80.56°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (201 km / 125 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) NW of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
61 km (38 mi) SW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
81 km (50 mi) NW of Tosagua (pop: 14,700)
93 km (58 mi) N of Manta (pop: 183,200)
102 km (64 mi) N of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
155 km (96 mi) W of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2016/04/18 00:05:17 (18 Apr 05:05:17 UTC)||M 4.3||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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