Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR on Tuesday, 20 December 2016
20 Dec 15:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.01°N / 79.88°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Cuicocha (186 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) NW of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
47 km (29 mi) NE of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
88 km (55 mi) NW of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
103 km (64 mi) SW of Valdez (pop: 11,400)
147 km (92 mi) SW of Tumaco (pop: 86,700)
161 km (100 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 20 Dec 15:41 UTC||M 4.5 / 7 km||NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (1)
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