Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, 20 April 2016
20 Apr 11:28 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 5 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/20 06:23:22
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.11°S / 80.48°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (194 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (32 mi) SW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
55 km (34 mi) N of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
78 km (49 mi) NW of Chone (pop: 44,800)
98 km (61 mi) NE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
105 km (65 mi) N of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
146 km (91 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]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2016/04/20 06:23:22 (20 Apr 11:23:22 UTC)||M 4.8||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
|Wed, 20 Apr 11:23 UTC||M 4.8 / 12 km||Near Coast of Ecuador||GFZ|
|Wed, 20 Apr 11:23 UTC||M 4.7 / 10 km||NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR||EMSC|
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