A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Propicia in Ecuador on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/12/16 / 2016-12-12 14:42:26 / December 12, 2016 @ 2:42 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -79.7065° West, 0.8652° North, depth 33.58 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008077. Id of event: us20008077. The temblor was reported at 09:42:26 / 9:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.58 km (21 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pedernales, Valdez, Rosa Zarate. Earthquake epicenter was 12 km (7 miles) from Esmeraldas (c. 165 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Rosa Zarate (c. 42 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Muisne (c. 13 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Valdez (c. 11 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Pedernales (c. 6 000 pop). Close 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 one and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 7 km SSW of Propicia, Ecuador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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