Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR on Thursday, 22 September 2016
22 Sep 02:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.75°S / 80.9°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (223 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (20 mi) NW of Manta (pop: 183,200)
42 km (26 mi) NW of Montecristi (pop: 18,400)
54 km (33 mi) NW of Rocafuerte (pop: 10,300)
56 km (35 mi) SW of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
196 km (122 mi) NW of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
200 km (124 mi) SW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
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|
|Thu, 22 Sep 02:09 UTC||M 4.0 / 10 km||NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR||EMSC|
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