A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 192 km N of Puerto Ayora, Ecuador (119 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006n06. Id of event: us10006n06. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 04:15:18 / 4:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/16 / 2016-09-08 10:15:18 / September 8, 2016 @ 10:15 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -90.6861° West, 0.9652° North, depth 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. 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: 192 km N of Puerto Ayora, Ecuador.
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