A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Muisne in Ecuador. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/17 / 2017-01-11 02:36:30 / January 11, 2017 @ 2:36 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -80.009° West, 0.5927° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007si5. Unique identifier: us10007si5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:36:30 / 9:36 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rosa Zarate, Pedernales, Esmeraldas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (35 miles) from Esmeraldas (c. 165 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Rosa Zarate (c. 42 100 pop), 2 km (1 miles) from Muisne (c. 13 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Pedernales (c. 6 000 pop).
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 ten and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
How would you describe the shaking?
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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km ESE of Muisne, Ecuador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.