A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 166 km SE of Sucua, Ecuador (103 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007wj0. Id of event: us10007wj0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.32 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:38:27 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -76.9274° West, latitude -3.3199° South, depth = 47.32 km. 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: 31/01/17 / 2017-01-31 23:38:27 / January 31, 2017 @ 11:38 pm.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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