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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Macara in Ecuador

Earthquake location -4.4413S, -79.9919WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Macara in Ecuador. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009pjt. Id of event: us20009pjt. Exact location of event, longitude -79.9919 West, latitude -4.4413 South, depth = 90.17 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/06/17 / 2017-06-25 03:03:42 / June 25, 2017 @ 3:03 am. The temblor was detected at 22:03:42 / 10:03 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 90.17 km (56 miles).

Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Sullana (c. 160 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Chulucanas (c. 68 800 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Tambo Grande (c. 30 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Marcavelica (c. 25 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Querecotillo (c. 25 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Catamayo (c. 18 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Marcavelica, Sullana, Papayal.

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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km SW of Macara, Ecuador.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -79.9919° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -4.4413° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 90.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SW of Macara, Ecuador Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-25 03:03:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-25 03:34:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 285 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 2.094 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 163 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 us20009pjt Id of event.
Event Code 20009pjt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009pjt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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