Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, 20 April 2016
20 Apr 08:44 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/20 03:38:40
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.64°N / 80.23°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (203 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) W of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
66 km (41 mi) NW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
73 km (46 mi) SW of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
154 km (96 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
186 km (116 mi) NE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
190 km (118 mi) N of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
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]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2016/04/20 03:38:40 (20 Apr 08:38:40 UTC)||M 3.8||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Esmeraldas- Ecuador (73.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)