Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR on Monday, 5 December 2016
5 Dec 17:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.43°S / 80.88°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (229 km / 142 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) SW of Jipijapa (pop: 35,900)
49 km (31 mi) SW of Montecristi (pop: 18,400)
52 km (32 mi) NW of Paján (pop: 9,200)
55 km (34 mi) SW of Manta (pop: 183,200)
63 km (39 mi) SW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
140 km (87 mi) NW of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
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|
|Mon, 5 Dec 17:51 UTC||M 4.0 / 10 km||NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR||EMSC|
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