A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Palora in Ecuador on Friday. The temblor was reported at 23:05:26 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/11/16 / 2016-11-19 04:05:26 / November 19, 2016 @ 4:05 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -77.9607 West, latitude -1.9019 South, depth = 163.81 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007adn. Id of event: us10007adn. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 163.81 km (102 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pelileo, Guano, Riobamba (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Riobamba (c. 124 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Puyo (c. 24 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Macas (c. 23 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Pelileo (c. 16 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Guano (c. 12 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Baños (c. 9 500 pop).
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. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 22 km S of Palora, Ecuador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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