Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Off Coast of Ecuador on Sunday, 1 May 2016
1 May 17:00 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 4 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/05/01 11:56:27
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.28°S / 81.22°W (Ecuador)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (41 mi) SW of Manta (pop: 183,200)
68 km (42 mi) SW of Montecristi (pop: 18,400)
72 km (45 mi) W of Jipijapa (pop: 35,900)
89 km (55 mi) SW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
89 km (55 mi) W of Sucre (pop: 15,300)
180 km (112 mi) NW of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
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|
|2016/05/01 11:56:27 (1 May 16:56:27 UTC)||M 4.2||Off Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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