Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR on Sunday, 17 December 2017
17 Dec 02:54 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 29 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.01°S / 80.62°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Quilotoa (192 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NE of Montecristi (pop: 18,400)
12 km (7 mi) SE of Manta (pop: 183,200)
19 km (12 mi) NW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300)
21 km (13 mi) SW of Rocafuerte (pop: 10,300)
155 km (96 mi) NW of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
181 km (113 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|
|Sun, 17 Dec 02:25 UTC||M 4.0 / 10 km||NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR||EMSC|
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