A earthquake magnitude 6.7 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Rosa Zarate in Ecuador on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Rosa Zarate in Ecuador (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10005i5t. Event ids that are associated: pt16139050, at00o7d4r3, us10005i5t. Exact location of event, depth 32.42 km, -79.765° West, 0.4282° North. The temblor was picked up at 02:57:05 / 2:57 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/05/16 / 2016-05-18 07:57:05 / May 18, 2016 @ 7:57 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32.42 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bahía de Caráquez, Chone, Valdez. Epicenter of the earthquake was 100 km (62 miles) from Santo Domingo de los Colorados (c. 200 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Esmeraldas (c. 165 200 pop), 130 km (81 miles) from Chone (c. 44 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Rosa Zarate (c. 42 100 pop), 136 km (84 miles) from Bahía de Caráquez (c. 37 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Muisne (c. 13 400 pop), 126 km (78 miles) from Valdez (c. 11 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Pedernales (c. 6 000 pop).
There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km WNW of Rosa Zarate, Ecuador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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