A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Quito in Ecuador. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/05/17 / 2017-05-25 08:43:13 / May 25, 2017 @ 8:43 am. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:43:13 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008vdz. Id of event: us10008vdz. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -78.4456° West, -0.1448° South.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Domingo de los Colorados, Pimampiro, Ibarra. Earthquake epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Quito (c. 1 399 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Santo Domingo de los Colorados (c. 200 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ibarra (c. 133 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Otavalo (c. 32 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Cayambe (c. 26 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Machachi (c. 25 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km NE of Quito, Ecuador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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