A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Muisne in Ecuador. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005kb6. Unique identifier: us20005kb6. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -80.0093 West, latitude 0.7095 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 20/04/16 / 2016-04-20 08:35:10 / April 20, 2016 @ 8:35 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 03:35:10 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rosa Zarate, Pedernales, Esmeraldas. Country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Esmeraldas (c. 165 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Rosa Zarate (c. 42 100 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Muisne (c. 13 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Pedernales (c. 6 000 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km NNE of Muisne, Ecuador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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