Mag. 4.6 earthquake - GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, ECUADOR, on Tuesday, 26 June 2018 at 17:50 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 6 km depth
26 Jun 18:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 28 minutes.
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.81°S / 91.14°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Sierra Negra (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
92 km (57 mi) W of Puerto Ayora (Santa Cruz) (pop: 9,000)
170 km (106 mi) W of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (San Cristobal) (pop: 4,210)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.6||6 km||GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, ECUADOR||EMSC|
|M 4.5||16 km||- 66km SSW of San Cristobal, Ecuador||USGS|
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