A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (mg/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Cayambe in Ecuador. The temblor was reported at 12:40:40 / 12:40 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time of event 2014-12-21 05:40:40 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -77.9561 West, latitude -0.2984 South, depth 10 km.
Close countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Quito (c. 1 399 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Ibarra (c. 133 000 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Latacunga (c. 51 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Otavalo (c. 32 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Cayambe (c. 26 600 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Latacunga, Boca Suno, San Gabriel.
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