Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 136 km northwest of La Libertad, Ecuador, on Tuesday, 2 February 1993 at 13:56 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 2 Feb 1993 13:56:24 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.592°S / 81.955°W (South Pacific Ocean, Ecuador)
Nearby towns and cities:
131 km (82 mi) WNW of Salinas (pop: 43,900) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) WNW of La Libertad (pop: 75,900) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) WNW of Santa Elena (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) WSW of Manta (pop: 183,200) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (97 mi) W of Jipijapa (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) WSW of Portoviejo (pop: 170,300) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) WNW of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) W of Babahoyo (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (180 mi) NW of Machala (pop: 198,100) --> See nearby quakes!
410 km (255 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 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.0||33 km||off the coast of Ecuador||USGS|
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