Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, 20 April 2016
20 Apr 12:20 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/20 07:13:15
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.63°N / 80.13°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (171 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) W of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
63 km (39 mi) N of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
64 km (40 mi) SW of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
145 km (90 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
189 km (117 mi) NE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
191 km (119 mi) N of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2016/04/20 07:13:15 (20 Apr 12:13:15 UTC)||M 4.0||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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