Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - 70 km southwest of Manta, Manabí, Ecuador, on 2020-01-08 19:33:57 -
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Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 5 km depth
9 Jan 00:40 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Jan 2020 00:33:57 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-08 19:33:57
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.39°S / 81.17°W (South Pacific Ocean, Ecuador)
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km (41 mi) W of Jipijapa (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SW of Montecristi (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) SW of Manta (pop: 183,200) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) W of Sucre (24 de Mayo) (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) WSW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NNW of Salinas (pop: 43,900) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NNW of La Libertad (pop: 75,900) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) NNW of Santa Elena (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) WNW of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (200 mi) WSW of San Francisco de Quito (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.6||5 km||Off Coast of Ecuador, a 45.05km de Puerto Lopez||IGEPN|
|3.6||5 km||Off Coast Of Ecuador||EMSC|
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