Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR on Wednesday, 2 August 2017
2 Aug 19:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.31°N / 79.68°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Chachimbiro (181 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) N of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
78 km (48 mi) W of Valdez (pop: 11,400)
86 km (54 mi) NE of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
94 km (58 mi) W of San Lorenzo de Esmeraldas (pop: 20,200)
110 km (69 mi) SW of Tumaco (pop: 86,700)
183 km (114 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|
|Wed, 2 Aug 19:48 UTC||M 4.0 / 28 km||NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR||EMSC|
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