Mag. 4.8 earthquake - NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR on Wednesday, 13 September 2017 at 03:34 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 5 km depth
13 Sep 03:41 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.19°N / 79.67°W (Ecuador)
Nearest volcano: Chachimbiro (174 km / 108 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) N of Esmeraldas (pop: 165,200)
75 km (47 mi) NNE of Muisne (pop: 13,400)
77 km (48 mi) W of Valdez (Eloy Alfaro) (pop: 11,400)
93 km (58 mi) W of San Lorenzo de Esmeraldas (San Lorenzo) (pop: 20,200)
98 km (61 mi) NNW of Rosa Zarate (pop: 42,100)
170 km (105 mi) NNW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados (pop: 200,400)
377 km (235 mi) N of Guayaquil (pop: 1,952,000)
430 km (267 mi) SW of Santiago de Cali (Colombia) (pop: 2,392,900)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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