A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Pedro Carbo in Ecuador. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.09 km (31 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/11/15 / 2015-11-03 16:55:07 / November 3, 2015 @ 4:55 pm. Exact location of event, depth 49.09 km, -80.2032° West, -1.8331° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200041sw. Id of event: us200041sw. The temblor was reported at 11:55:07 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ventanas, Salinas, Playas (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Guayaquil (c. 1 952 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Portoviejo (c. 170 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Eloy Alfaro (c. 167 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Babahoyo (c. 76 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from La Libertad (c. 75 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ventanas (c. 46 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 3 km E of Pedro Carbo, Ecuador.
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