A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Pedernales in Ecuador. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 15:50:35 / April 26, 2016 @ 3:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -80.5052° West, 0.232° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us10005e1v. Unique identifier: us10005e1v. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). 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 10:50:35 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Bahía de Caráquez (c. 37 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Muisne (c. 13 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Pedernales (c. 6 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bahía de Caráquez, Muisne, Pedernales (min 5000 pop). 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 eleven, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days sixty-eight and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 53 km WNW of Pedernales, Ecuador.
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