A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Ecuador kilometers (0 miles) from Ecuador. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -78.0288 West, latitude -1.6366 South, depth = 162.16 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 162.16 km (101 miles). Event id: us10008w1m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008w1m. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/05/17 / 2017-05-29 12:06:53 / May 29, 2017 @ 12:06 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 12:06:53 / 12:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Ambato (c. 154 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Riobamba (c. 124 500 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Puyo (c. 24 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Macas (c. 23 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Tena (c. 17 200 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Pelileo (c. 16 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sucúa, San Miguel de Salcedo, Archidona (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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