Minor mag. 3.9 earthquake - 20km NE of La Troncal, Ecuador on Thursday, 1 September 2016
1 Sep 22:20 UTC: First to report: USGS after 9 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2016-09-01 08:35:15 -05:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.2883°S / 79.1901°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Licto (86 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) NE of La Troncal (pop: 36,400)
28 km (18 mi) SE of Coronel Marcelino Maridueña (pop: 7,300)
33 km (21 mi) SE of Naranjito (pop: 34,200)
71 km (44 mi) NW of Cuenca (pop: 277,000)
78 km (48 mi) E of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
138 km (86 mi) NE of Machala (pop: 198,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2016-09-01 08:35:15 -05:00 (1 Sep 13:35:15 UTC)||M 3.9 / 10 km||- 20km NE of La Troncal, Ecuador||USGS|
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