A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Bahia de Caraquez in Ecuador. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.41 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us100095nr. Event ids that are associated: us100095nr. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/06/17 / 2017-06-30 22:29:44 / June 30, 2017 @ 10:29 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -80.5066° West, -0.3328° South, depth 7.41 km. The 6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:29:44 / 5:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Muisne, Jipijapa, Sucre (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Manta (c. 183 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Portoviejo (c. 170 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Chone (c. 44 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Bahía de Caráquez (c. 37 100 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Jipijapa (c. 35 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Montecristi (c. 18 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Calceta (c. 17 300 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Sucre (c. 15 300 pop).
There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 31 km NNW of Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador.
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