Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Monday, 18 April 2016
18 Apr 09:36 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/18 03:05:38
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.34°S / 80.97°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (237 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (42 mi) NW of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
75 km (47 mi) NW of Manta (pop: 183,200)
86 km (53 mi) NW of Montecristi (pop: 18,400)
87 km (54 mi) NW of Rocafuerte (pop: 10,300)
98 km (61 mi) NW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
200 km (124 mi) W 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]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2016/04/18 03:05:38 (18 Apr 08:05:38 UTC)||M 4.8||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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