Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR on Friday, 2 September 2016
2 Sep 22:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 23 minutes.
Depth: 76.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.72°N / 79.09°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Cuicocha (93 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km (37 mi) S of Valdez (pop: 11,400)
61 km (38 mi) NE of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
68 km (42 mi) SE of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
69 km (43 mi) SW of San Lorenzo de Esmeraldas (pop: 20,200)
109 km (68 mi) N of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
123 km (76 mi) NW of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Fri, 2 Sep 20:49 UTC||M 4.4 / 76 km||NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR||EMSC|
|2016-09-02 15:49:01 -05:00 (2 Sep 20:49:01 UTC)||M 4.4 / 80 km||- 59km NE of Rosa Zarate, Ecuador||USGS|
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