A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Pasaje in Ecuador. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 54.98 km (34 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 54.98 km, -79.8446° West, -3.2401° South. Event id: us2000673h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000673h. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:15:45 / 11:15 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/06/16 / 2016-06-27 04:15:45 / June 27, 2016 @ 4:15 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Catacocha, Playas, Tumbes. Event epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Machala (c. 198 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tumbes (c. 109 200 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Pasaje (c. 44 900 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 41 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Huaquillas (c. 39 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Naranjal (c. 32 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km NNW of Pasaje, Ecuador.
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