A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Yaguachi in Ecuador. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:55:53 / 2:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 79.45 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007amh. Unique identifier: us10007amh. Exact location of earthquake, -79.7134° West, -2.087° South, depth 79.45 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/11/16 / 2016-11-19 19:55:53 / November 19, 2016 @ 7:55 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Baláo, San Miguel, Balzar (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Guayaquil (c. 1 952 000 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Eloy Alfaro (c. 167 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Babahoyo (c. 76 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ventanas (c. 46 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Balzar (c. 40 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from La Troncal (c. 36 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km NW of Yaguachi, Ecuador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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