A 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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