A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 118 km SE of Sucua, Ecuador (73 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/04/17 / 2017-04-12 14:14:06 / April 12, 2017 @ 2:14 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -77.3335 West, latitude -3.1356 South, depth = 104.49 km. Event id: us10008gyd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008gyd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:14:06 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 104.49 km (65 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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.
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