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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Junin in Ecuador

Earthquake location -1.1251S, -80.1184WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Junin in Ecuador. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -80.1184° West, -1.1251° South, depth 64.67 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:24:36 / 6:24 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us200066ip. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200066ip. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.67 km (40 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/16 / 2016-06-20 23:24:36 / June 20, 2016 @ 11:24 pm.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Manta (c. 183 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Portoviejo (c. 170 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Quevedo (c. 119 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Velasco Ibarra (c. 48 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ventanas (c. 46 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Chone (c. 44 800 pop). Close 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 El Triunfo, Catarama, Lomas de Sargentillo.

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 23 km SSE of Junin, Ecuador.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -80.1184° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -1.1251° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 64.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km SSE of Junin, Ecuador Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-20 23:24:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-09 01:14:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.301 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 146 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us200066ip Id of event.
Event Code 200066ip An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200066ip, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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