A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes off the coast of Ecuador (0 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us10008rsg. Event ids that are associated: us10008rsg. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -85.3429° West, 1.6334° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 00:41:08 / May 6, 2017 @ 12:41 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 00:41:08 / 12:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: off the coast of Ecuador.
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