Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on Friday, 6 May 2016
6 May 11:16 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/05/06 06:08:59
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1°N / 79.73°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Cuicocha (170 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) NW of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
54 km (33 mi) NE of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
80 km (50 mi) NW of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
88 km (54 mi) SW of Valdez (pop: 11,400)
152 km (95 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
192 km (119 mi) NW of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
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|
|2016/05/06 06:08:59 (6 May 11:08:59 UTC)||M 3.8||Near Coast of Ecuador||IGEPN|
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