Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Saturday, 23 April 2016
23 Apr 16:33 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 27 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/23 11:06:03
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.09°S / 80.85°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (233 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) NW of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
91 km (56 mi) SW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
98 km (61 mi) N of Manta (pop: 183,200)
103 km (64 mi) NW of Rocafuerte (pop: 10,300)
116 km (72 mi) NW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
187 km (116 mi) W of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2016/04/23 11:06:03 (23 Apr 16:06:03 UTC)||M 4.2||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
User reports for this quake (3)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Guayaquil ecuador (249.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)