Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR on Tuesday, 13 September 2016
13 Sep 14:53 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.62°S / 79.7°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Licto (153 km / 95 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) NW of Naranjal (pop: 32,000)
35 km (22 mi) NE of Baláo (pop: 12,200)
46 km (28 mi) SW of La Troncal (pop: 36,400)
51 km (32 mi) SE of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
77 km (48 mi) NE of Machala (pop: 198,100)
83 km (52 mi) NW of Cuenca (pop: 277,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 13 Sep 14:43 UTC||M 4.0 / 10 km||NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR||EMSC|
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