A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Tumbes in Peru on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -80.7395° West, latitude -3.229° South, depth = 39.7 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/09/16 / 2016-09-25 18:24:00 / September 25, 2016 @ 6:24 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:24:00 / 1:24 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006skn. Unique identifier: us10006skn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 39.7 km (25 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Machala (c. 198 100 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Tumbes (c. 109 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 41 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Huaquillas (c. 39 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Playas (c. 30 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Zarumilla (c. 16 900 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Zorritos (c. 12 300 pop). Close country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Papayal, Santa Rosa, Machala (min 5000 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 have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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