A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 104 km W of Puerto Villamil, Ecuador (65 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: us10003mep. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003mep. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:10:42 / 11:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -91.9005° West, latitude -0.8411° South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/09/15 / 2015-09-26 05:10:42 / September 26, 2015 @ 5:10 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 104 km W of Puerto Villamil, Ecuador.
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