A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Propicia in Ecuador. Unique identifier: us100098s3. Ids that are associated to the event: us100098s3. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 12:09:17 / July 11, 2017 @ 12:09 pm. The temblor was detected at 07:09:17 / 7:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 33.58 km (21 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -79.7269 West, latitude 0.6391 North, depth = 33.58 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Valdez, Pedernales, Rosa Zarate (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Esmeraldas (c. 165 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Rosa Zarate (c. 42 100 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Muisne (c. 13 400 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Valdez (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Pedernales (c. 6 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 32 km S of Propicia, Ecuador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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