Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Monday, 18 April 2016
18 Apr 08:36 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 5 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/18 03:31:13
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.3°S / 80.72°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (208 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) NW of Jipijapa (pop: 35,900)
29 km (18 mi) SW of Montecristi (pop: 18,400)
34 km (21 mi) W of Sucre (pop: 15,300)
38 km (23 mi) S of Manta (pop: 183,200)
40 km (25 mi) SW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
136 km (85 mi) NW of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
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|
|2016/04/18 03:31:13 (18 Apr 08:31:13 UTC)||M 3.8||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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