Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Sunday, 1 May 2016
1 May 06:48 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 4 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/05/01 01:43:47
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.36°S / 80.5°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (186 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) NW of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
56 km (35 mi) NW of Tosagua (pop: 14,700)
59 km (37 mi) NW of Chone (pop: 44,800)
71 km (44 mi) NE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
77 km (48 mi) N of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
148 km (92 mi) W of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
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|
|2016/05/01 01:43:47 (1 May 06:43:47 UTC)||M 3.8||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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