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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag has occurred near Quito in Ecuador

Earthquake location -0.1448S, -78.4456WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -78.4456° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -0.1448° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NE of Quito, Ecuador Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-25 08:43:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-25 21:17:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 199 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.174 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 110 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10008vdz Id of event.
Event Code 10008vdz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008vdz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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