Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 53 km northwest of La Libertad, Ecuador, on Thursday, 26 May 1977 at 06:19 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 26 May 1977 06:19:40 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.854°S / 81.197°W (South Pacific Ocean, Ecuador)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (30 mi) NW of Salinas (pop: 43,900) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) NW of La Libertad (pop: 75,900) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SW of Jipijapa (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) WSW of Pajan (pop: 9,180) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) W of Pedro Carbo (pop: 23,400) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SSW of Manta (pop: 183,200) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) NW of Playas (pop: 30,600) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) WNW of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) WSW of San Francisco de Quito (pop: 1,399,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.1||10 km||off the coast of Ecuador||USGS|
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