Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR on Saturday, 10 December 2016
10 Dec 05:11 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.97°N / 79.84°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Cuicocha (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) W of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
45 km (28 mi) NE of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
82 km (51 mi) NW of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
100 km (62 mi) SW of Valdez (pop: 11,400)
155 km (96 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
198 km (123 mi) NW 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|
|Sat, 10 Dec 05:07 UTC||M 4.0 / 5 km||NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.