Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Friday, 22 April 2016
22 Apr 03:38 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 31 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/21 22:06:50
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.14°S / 80.37°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (182 km / 113 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) SW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
51 km (32 mi) N of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
69 km (43 mi) NW of Chone (pop: 44,800)
99 km (62 mi) NE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
102 km (63 mi) N of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
133 km (83 mi) W of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2016/04/21 22:06:50 (22 Apr 03:06:50 UTC)||M 5.4||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
User reports for this quake (1)
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Guayas, Durán (232.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)