A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Muisne in Ecuador. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -80.1422° West, 0.6128° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10005ds5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005ds5. The temblor was detected at 07:13:14 / 7:13 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/04/16 / 2016-04-20 12:13:14 / April 20, 2016 @ 12:13 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (41 miles) from Esmeraldas (c. 165 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Rosa Zarate (c. 42 100 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Muisne (c. 13 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Pedernales (c. 6 000 pop). Close country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rosa Zarate, Esmeraldas, Pedernales.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 12 km W of Muisne, Ecuador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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