Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Thursday, 21 April 2016
21 Apr 05:00 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/20 23:53:45
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.8°N / 80.46°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (234 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) NW of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
91 km (57 mi) SW of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
93 km (58 mi) NW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
122 km (76 mi) NW of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
185 km (115 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
198 km (123 mi) N of Manta (pop: 183,200)
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 23:53:45 (21 Apr 04:53:45 UTC)||M 4.0||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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