A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Pedernales in Ecuador on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -80.3441 West, latitude 0.2507 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/04/16 / 2016-04-19 13:07:30 / April 19, 2016 @ 1:07 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:07:30 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20005jsi. Event ids that are associated: us20005jsi.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bahía de Caráquez, Muisne, Pedernales. Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Bahía de Caráquez (c. 37 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Muisne (c. 13 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Pedernales (c. 6 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km WNW of Pedernales, Ecuador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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