A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Off the coast of Ecuador (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -85.2579° West, latitude 1.0869° North, depth = 36.83 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.83 km (23 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:32:25 / 5:32 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008j7y. Event ids that are associated: us10008j7y. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/04/17 / 2017-04-20 11:32:25 / April 20, 2017 @ 11:32 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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