Minor mag. 3.9 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, 20 April 2016
20 Apr 12:08 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/20 07:01:56
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.64°N / 80.08°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (188 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) NW of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
59 km (37 mi) SW of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
63 km (39 mi) N of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
141 km (88 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
192 km (119 mi) NE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
198 km (123 mi) NW of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 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 07:01:56 (20 Apr 12:01:56 UTC)||M 3.9||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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