Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, 20 April 2016
20 Apr 16:32 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/20 11:26:49
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.07°S / 80.96°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (220 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
84 km (52 mi) NW of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
102 km (63 mi) W of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
103 km (64 mi) NW of Manta (pop: 183,200)
111 km (69 mi) NW of Rocafuerte (pop: 10,300)
123 km (76 mi) NW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
200 km (124 mi) W of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 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 11:26:49 (20 Apr 16:26:49 UTC)||M 4.2||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
|2016-04-20 11:26:49 -05:00 (20 Apr 16:26:49 UTC)||M 4.0 / 10 km||- 67km NW of Bahia De Caraquez, Ecuador||USGS|
|Wed, 20 Apr 16:26 UTC||M 4.0 / 10 km||NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (1)
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Esmeraldas, Esmeraldas (186.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)