Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Friday, 6 May 2016
6 May 08:44 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/05/06 03:37:43
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.16°S / 80.95°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (207 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) NW of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
93 km (58 mi) NW of Manta (pop: 183,200)
102 km (63 mi) NW of Rocafuerte (pop: 10,300)
103 km (64 mi) SW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
114 km (71 mi) NW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
198 km (123 mi) W of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
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|
|2016/05/06 03:37:43 (6 May 08:37:43 UTC)||M 4.2||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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