A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Naranjal in Ecuador on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 49.93 km (31 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/12/16 / 2016-12-16 01:53:06 / December 16, 2016 @ 1:53 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -79.8436° West, -2.5779° South, depth 49.93 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:53:06 / 8:53 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us200082fd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200082fd.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pasaje, Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno, Lomas de Sargentillo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Guayaquil (c. 1 952 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Machala (c. 198 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Eloy Alfaro (c. 167 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Pasaje (c. 44 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from La Troncal (c. 36 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Naranjito (c. 34 200 pop). Close country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km WNW of Naranjal, Ecuador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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