Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR on Monday, 1 May 2017
1 May 16:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.42°N / 79.61°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Chachimbiro (165 km / 103 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) N of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
72 km (45 mi) NW of Valdez (pop: 11,400)
87 km (54 mi) W of San Lorenzo de Esmeraldas (pop: 20,200)
98 km (61 mi) SW of Tumaco (pop: 86,700)
101 km (63 mi) NE of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
192 km (119 mi) NW 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|
|Mon, 1 May 16:15 UTC||M 4.0 / 10 km||NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR||EMSC|
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