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Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Ecuador - Esmeraldas, A 21.45km De Muisne on Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake  - Ecuador - Esmeraldas, A 21.45km De Muisne on Wednesday, 16 September 2020
16 Sep 08:36 UTC: First to report: IGEPN after 4 minutes.
16 Sep 08:44: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 3.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 19.0 to 9.0 km (from 11.8 to 5.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 54 km (34 mi) towards WNW.
16 Sep 09:00: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 9.0 to 15.0 km (from 5.6 to 9.3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8.7 km (5.4 mi) towards NE.
16 Sep 09:04: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 3.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 15.0 to 9.0 km (from 9.3 to 5.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 17 km (10.6 mi) towards W.
Date & time: Wednesday, 16 September 2020 08:32 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-16 03:32:12
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.76°N / 80.4°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Guagua Pichincha (160 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (28 mi) NW of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
86 km (53 mi) NW of Pedernales (pop: 6,000)
86 km (53 mi) SW of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
114 km (71 mi) NW of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
177 km (110 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
195 km (121 mi) N of Manta (pop: 183,200)
Primary data source: IGEPN
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 16 Sep 08:32 UTCM 3.6 / 9 kmEcuador - Esmeraldas, A 21.45km De MuisneIGEPN
Wed, 16 Sep 08:32 UTCM 3.7 / 19 kmNear Coast Of EcuadorEMSC

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Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Ecuador - Esmeraldas, A 21.45km De Muisne on Wednesday, 16 September 2020

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