Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/04/20 17:37:27
20 Apr 22:40 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 3 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/20 17:37:27
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.78°N / 80.2°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (215 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) NW of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
64 km (40 mi) SW of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
80 km (50 mi) NW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
95 km (59 mi) NW of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
162 km (101 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
191 km (119 mi) SW of Tumaco (pop: 86,700)
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]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2016-04-20 22:37:27 UTC|
|M 4.0||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
User reports for this quake (2)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Santo domingo ecuador (162.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Santo Domingo de Los Colorados (163.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)