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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Muisne in Ecuador



Earthquake location 0.5603S, -79.9317WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -79.9317° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.5603° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km ESE of Muisne, Ecuador Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-14 16:50:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-14 21:10:24 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 340 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 1.515 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 138 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 us10006pij Id of event.
Event Code 10006pij An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006pij, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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