A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Sucre in Ecuador. Event id: us10004vl0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004vl0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:54:47 / 7:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -80.3287° West, -1.3891° South, depth 55.63 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 55.63 km (35 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/16 / 2016-03-06 00:54:47 / March 6, 2016 @ 12:54 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 102 km (63 miles) from Guayaquil (c. 1 952 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Manta (c. 183 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Portoviejo (c. 170 300 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Eloy Alfaro (c. 167 800 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Quevedo (c. 119 400 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Babahoyo (c. 76 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Velasco Ibarra (c. 48 800 pop). Close country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yaguachi Nuevo, Quevedo, Guayaquil (min 5000 pop).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 17 km SE of Sucre, Ecuador.
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