A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 111 km E of Gualaquiza, Ecuador (69 miles). Event id: us10003jyh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003jyh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.94 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/10/15 / 2015-10-03 05:22:53 / October 3, 2015 @ 5:22 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -77.5478 West, latitude -3.3844 South, depth = 58.94 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:22:53 / 12:22 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 111 km E of Gualaquiza, Ecuador.
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