Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR on Wednesday, 21 December 2016
21 Dec 16:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 51 minutes.
Depth: 146.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.97°N / 79.13°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Chachimbiro (109 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) SW of Valdez (pop: 11,400)
48 km (30 mi) SW of San Lorenzo de Esmeraldas (pop: 20,200)
58 km (36 mi) E of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
81 km (50 mi) NE of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
136 km (85 mi) N of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
149 km (93 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|
|Wed, 21 Dec 14:51 UTC||M 4.0 / 146 km||NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR||EMSC|
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