Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR on Friday, 24 March 2017 at 06:23 (GMT)
24 Mar 06:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.58°S / 80.69°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (201 km / 125 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (18 mi) W of Bahía de Caráquez (pop: 37,100)
43 km (26 mi) N of Manta (pop: 183,200)
47 km (29 mi) NW of Rocafuerte (pop: 10,300)
52 km (32 mi) N of Montecristi (pop: 18,400)
59 km (37 mi) NW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
172 km (107 mi) SW 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]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2017-03-24 06:23:50 UTC||M 4.0 / 10 km||NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (1)
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