Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 17km SSW of Junin, Ecuador on Thursday, 27 October 2016
27 Oct 21:02 UTC: First to report: USGS after 16 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2016-10-26 23:45:53 -05:00
Depth: 40.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.08°S / 80.2751°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (155 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) NE of Santa Ana (pop: 12,800)
19 km (12 mi) SW of Junín (pop: 9,100)
20 km (13 mi) E of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
50 km (31 mi) SE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
131 km (82 mi) NW of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
153 km (95 mi) SW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2016-10-26 23:45:53 -05:00 (27 Oct 04:45:53 UTC)||M 4.5 / 40.1 km||- 17km SSW of Junin, Ecuador||USGS|
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