Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, 20 April 2016
20 Apr 09:20 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/20 04:13:13
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.69°N / 80.4°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (222 km / 138 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) W of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
79 km (49 mi) NW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
88 km (55 mi) SW of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
172 km (107 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
187 km (116 mi) N of Manta (pop: 183,200)
194 km (121 mi) N of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 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 04:13:13 (20 Apr 09:13:13 UTC)||M 4.9||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
|Wed, 20 Apr 09:13 UTC||M 4.7 / 10 km||Near Coast of Ecuador||GFZ|
|Wed, 20 Apr 09:13 UTC||M 4.6 / 10 km||NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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