Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - Off Coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, 20 April 2016
20 Apr 20:01 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 9 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/20 14:52:56
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.05°S / 81.07°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (242 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (25 mi) SW of Manta (pop: 183,200)
46 km (28 mi) W of Montecristi (pop: 18,400)
64 km (40 mi) NW of Jipijapa (pop: 35,900)
68 km (43 mi) W of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
70 km (44 mi) SW of Rocafuerte (pop: 10,300)
183 km (114 mi) NW of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2016/04/20 14:52:56 (20 Apr 19:52:56 UTC)||M 3.8||Off Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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