A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Rocafuerte in Ecuador on Monday. Global time and date of event 19/07/16 / 2016-07-19 01:52:37 / July 19, 2016 @ 1:52 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 20:52:37 / 8:52 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006fph. Id of event: us20006fph. The epicenter was at a depth of 33.58 km (21 miles). Exact location of event, depth 33.58 km, -80.3887° West, -0.8489° South.
Nearby country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Balzar, Paján, Jipijapa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (24 miles) from Manta (c. 183 200 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Portoviejo (c. 170 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Chone (c. 44 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Balzar (c. 40 100 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Bahía de Caráquez (c. 37 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Jipijapa (c. 35 900 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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