Mag. 3.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 56 km northwest of Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador, on 2016/05/07 19:08:17
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Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 0 km depth
8 May 00:12 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 4 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/05/07 19:08:17
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.16°S / 80.68°W (South Pacific Ocean, Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (207 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) NNW of Bahia de Caraquez (Cantón Sucre) (pop: 37,100) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) WSW of Pedernales (pop: 5,980) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) NW of Tosagua (pop: 14,700) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NW of Chone (pop: 44,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) N of Manta (pop: 183,200) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NW of Calceta (Bolivar) (pop: 17,300) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) N of Montecristi (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NNW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) W of San Francisco de Quito (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) NNW of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) NNE of La Plata Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
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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