A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Off the coast of Ecuador (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.06 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10008jlu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008jlu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -85.3057° West, 0.8115° North, depth 41.06 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/04/17 / 2017-04-21 16:58:20 / April 21, 2017 @ 4:58 pm. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:58:20 / 10:58 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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