Mag. 3.6 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/05/02 23:56:27
Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 0 km depth
3 May 05:00 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 4 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/05/02 23:56:27
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.46°N / 79.93°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (164 km / 102 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) SSE of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
45 km (28 mi) NNE of Pedernales (pop: 5,980)
53 km (33 mi) WNW of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
63 km (39 mi) SSW of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
115 km (72 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
130 km (81 mi) N of Chone (pop: 44,800)
174 km (108 mi) WNW of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
295 km (184 mi) N of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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