Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - COLOMBIA-ECUADOR BORDER REGION on Sunday, 1 January 2017 at 07:38 (GMT)
1 Jan 07:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.88°N / 78.6°W (Colombia)
Nearest volcano: Cumbal (131 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) NE of Tumaco (pop: 86,700)
28 km (17 mi) SE of Francisco Pizarro (pop: 6,100)
44 km (28 mi) NW of San José (pop: 1,800)
156 km (97 mi) NE of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
164 km (102 mi) NW of Pasto (pop: 382,200)
178 km (111 mi) NW of Ibarra (pop: 133,000)
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|
|2017-01-01 07:38:40 UTC||M 4.0 / 10 km||COLOMBIA-ECUADOR BORDER REGION||EMSC|
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