A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Palora in Ecuador. Exact location of earthquake, -77.4143° West, -1.7784° South, depth 187.62 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/01/17 / 2017-01-16 12:26:16 / January 16, 2017 @ 12:26 pm. Event id: us10007wns. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007wns. The temblor was reported at 07:26:16 / 7:26 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 187.62 km (117 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puyo, Palora (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Puyo (c. 24 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Palora (c. 6 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop).
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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