Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Sunday, 1 May 2016
1 May 00:20 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/04/30 19:14:22
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.88°N / 80.43°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (235 km / 146 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) NW of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
87 km (54 mi) W of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
99 km (62 mi) NW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
123 km (76 mi) NW of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
179 km (112 mi) NW of Chone (pop: 44,800)
188 km (117 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2016/04/30 19:14:22 (1 May 00:14:22 UTC)||M 4.3||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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