Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR on Monday, 12 December 2016 at 19:29 (GMT)
12 Dec 19:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.03°N / 79.95°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Cuicocha (194 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) NW of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
47 km (29 mi) N of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
94 km (59 mi) NW of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
107 km (67 mi) N of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
152 km (95 mi) SW of Tumaco (pop: 86,700)
167 km (104 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2016-12-12 19:29:08 UTC||M 4.2 / 7 km||NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR||EMSC|
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