Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - OFF COAST OF ECUADOR on Monday, 19 December 2016
19 Dec 08:44 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 50 minutes.
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.18°N / 80.06°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Chachimbiro (212 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) NW of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
63 km (39 mi) N of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
115 km (71 mi) NW of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
120 km (75 mi) W of Valdez (pop: 11,400)
155 km (96 mi) SW of Tumaco (pop: 86,700)
187 km (116 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
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, 19 Dec 07:53 UTC||M 4.0 / 6 km||OFF COAST OF ECUADOR||EMSC|
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