Mag. 3.7 earthquake - Near Coast of Ecuador on 2016/05/08 09:40:44
Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 0 km depth
8 May 14:44 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 3 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016/05/08 09:40:44
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.51°N / 80.22°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (16 mi) WSW of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
52 km (32 mi) NNW of Pedernales (pop: 5,980)
80 km (50 mi) SW of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
85 km (53 mi) WNW of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
125 km (78 mi) N of Bahía de Caráquez (Cantón Sucre) (pop: 37,100)
144 km (89 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
303 km (188 mi) N of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
524 km (326 mi) SW of Santiago de Cali (Colombia) (pop: 2,392,900)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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