A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Palora in Ecuador. Event id: us10006njb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006njb. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:53:31 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -77.6567° West, latitude -1.609° South, depth = 186.56 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 10/09/16 / 2016-09-10 04:53:31 / September 10, 2016 @ 4:53 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 186.56 km (116 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Macas, Baños, Archidona. Country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). The epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Puyo (c. 24 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Macas (c. 23 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tena (c. 17 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Baños (c. 9 500 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Archidona (c. 7 300 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Palora (c. 6 500 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 32 km ENE of Palora, Ecuador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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