Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, 20 April 2016
20 Apr 09:08 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 14 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/20 03:53:40
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.6°N / 79.95°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (173 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) E of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
52 km (32 mi) SW of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
60 km (37 mi) N of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
128 km (80 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
183 km (114 mi) NW of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
193 km (120 mi) NE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 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 03:53:40 (20 Apr 08:53:40 UTC)||M 4.5||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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