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Minor earthquake 3.9 mag, 11 km SSE of Pedro Carbo, Ecuador

Earthquake location -1.93S, -80.2043WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Pedro Carbo in Ecuador. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:54:24 / 7:54 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/08/16 / 2016-08-23 12:54:24 / August 23, 2016 @ 12:54 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.16 km (31 miles). Exact location, longitude -80.2043° West, latitude -1.93° South, depth = 50.16 km. Unique identifier: us10006g5r. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006g5r.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naranjito, La Libertad, Santa Ana (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Guayaquil (c. 1 952 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Eloy Alfaro (c. 167 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Babahoyo (c. 76 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from La Libertad (c. 75 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Santa Elena (c. 42 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Balzar (c. 40 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop).

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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km SSE of Pedro Carbo, Ecuador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -80.2043° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -1.93° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 50.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SSE of Pedro Carbo, Ecuador Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-08-23 12:54:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-08-23 21:20:40 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 2.7 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 234 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 1.402 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 224 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 us10006g5r Id of event.
Event Code 10006g5r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006g5r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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