Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - ECUADOR on Tuesday, 6 December 2016
6 Dec 01:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.54°S / 79.24°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Chimborazo (48 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (15 mi) E of Catarama (pop: 9,700)
27 km (17 mi) SE of Ventanas (pop: 46,700)
27 km (17 mi) NW of Guaranda (pop: 22,200)
102 km (64 mi) NE of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
154 km (95 mi) N of Cuenca (pop: 277,000)
166 km (103 mi) SW of Quito (pop: 1,399,800)
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, 6 Dec 01:16 UTC||M 4.0 / 6 km||ECUADOR||EMSC|
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