Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - Off Coast of Ecuador on Thursday, 5 May 2016
5 May 15:28 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 12 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/05/05 10:15:49
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.56°S / 81.23°W (Ecuador)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) SW of Jipijapa (pop: 35,900)
79 km (49 mi) NW of Salinas (pop: 43,900)
83 km (51 mi) NW of La Libertad (pop: 75,900)
88 km (55 mi) SW of Manta (pop: 183,200)
103 km (64 mi) SW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
165 km (103 mi) NW of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
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]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2016/05/05 10:15:49 (5 May 15:15:49 UTC)||M 3.8||Off Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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