A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Pedernales in Ecuador. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.48 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:01:55 / 1:01 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009lvf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009lvf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/06/17 / 2017-06-11 18:01:55 / June 11, 2017 @ 6:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -80.3492 West, latitude 0.2622 North, depth = 41.48 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Muisne, Pedernales (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Muisne (c. 13 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Pedernales (c. 6 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 38 km WNW of Pedernales, Ecuador.
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