Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Thursday, 21 April 2016
21 Apr 01:44 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 5 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/20 20:39:03
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.88°N / 80.6°W (Ecuador)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) NW of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
106 km (66 mi) W of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
109 km (67 mi) NW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
139 km (87 mi) NW of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
166 km (103 mi) N of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
184 km (115 mi) NW of Chone (pop: 44,800)
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]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2016/04/20 20:39:03 (21 Apr 01:39:03 UTC)||M 3.8||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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