Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR on Thursday, 27 April 2017
27 Apr 16:00 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.93°N / 79.45°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Chachimbiro (139 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) E of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
63 km (39 mi) SW of Valdez (pop: 11,400)
67 km (42 mi) N of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
72 km (45 mi) NE of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
135 km (84 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
165 km (103 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|
|Thu, 27 Apr 15:51 UTC||M 4.0 / 2 km||NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR||EMSC|
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