A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Muisne in Ecuador. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/04/16 / 2016-04-20 16:20:36 / April 20, 2016 @ 4:20 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20005k7i. Event ids that are associated: us20005k7i. The temblor was picked up at 11:20:36 / 11:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -80.2089° West, latitude 0.6996° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Esmeraldas (c. 165 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Rosa Zarate (c. 42 100 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Muisne (c. 13 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Pedernales (c. 6 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rosa Zarate, Pedernales, Esmeraldas. Close country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each 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 fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 22 km WNW of Muisne, Ecuador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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