A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno in Ecuador. Event id: us10004avx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004avx. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/01/16 / 2016-01-02 15:02:11 / January 2, 2016 @ 3:02 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:02:11 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -79.4466 West, latitude -1.9225 South, depth = 92.49 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 92.49 km (57 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Guayaquil (c. 1 952 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Eloy Alfaro (c. 167 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Riobamba (c. 124 500 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Babahoyo (c. 76 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ventanas (c. 46 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Balzar (c. 40 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Riobamba, Cañar, Pedro Carbo. Nearby country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km E of Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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