A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Muisne in Ecuador on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/09/16 / 2016-09-14 16:50:36 / September 14, 2016 @ 4:50 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 11:50:36 / 11:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.62 km (4 miles). Event id: us10006pij. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006pij. Exact location of earthquake, -79.9317° West, 0.5603° North, depth 6.62 km.
Event epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Esmeraldas (c. 165 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Rosa Zarate (c. 42 100 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Muisne (c. 13 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Pedernales (c. 6 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rosa Zarate, Pedernales, Esmeraldas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km ESE of Muisne, Ecuador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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