Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - OFF COAST OF ECUADOR on Wednesday, 15 March 2017
15 Mar 06:25 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.37°N / 81.19°W (Ecuador)
Nearby towns and cities:
131 km (81 mi) NW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
133 km (83 mi) SW of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
137 km (85 mi) NW of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
157 km (98 mi) NW of Manta (pop: 183,200)
178 km (111 mi) NW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
183 km (114 mi) SW of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
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, 15 Mar 06:18 UTC||M 4.0 / 10 km||OFF COAST OF ECUADOR||EMSC|
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