Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR on Wednesday, 22 March 2017 at 02:51 (GMT)
22 Mar 03:01 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.14°S / 80.68°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (213 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) NW of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
74 km (46 mi) SW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
87 km (54 mi) NW of Tosagua (pop: 14,700)
92 km (57 mi) N of Manta (pop: 183,200)
105 km (65 mi) NW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
168 km (104 mi) W 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]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2017-03-22 02:51:01 UTC||M 4.0 / 10 km||NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR||EMSC|
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