A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Santa Ana in Ecuador on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59.23 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -80.18° West, latitude -1.1571° South, depth = 59.23 km. Event id: us200065hd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200065hd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/16 / 2016-06-20 11:59:53 / June 20, 2016 @ 11:59 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:59:53 / 6:59 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Catarama, El Triunfo, Ventanas (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Manta (c. 183 200 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Portoviejo (c. 170 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Quevedo (c. 119 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Velasco Ibarra (c. 48 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Ventanas (c. 46 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Chone (c. 44 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km ENE of Santa Ana, Ecuador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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