Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, 20 April 2016
20 Apr 02:32 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 4 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/19 21:27:50
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.53°N / 79.9°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (164 km / 102 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) SE of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
52 km (33 mi) NW of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
54 km (33 mi) NE of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
119 km (74 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
175 km (109 mi) NW of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
189 km (117 mi) NE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
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|
|2016/04/19 21:27:50 (20 Apr 02:27:50 UTC)||M 3.8||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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