A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 73 km WNW of Puerto Villamil, Ecuador (45 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/09/17 / 2017-09-02 12:36:17 / September 2, 2017 @ 12:36 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ae4k. Id of event: us2000ae4k. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:36:17 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -91.5922 West, latitude -0.7407 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 73 km WNW of Puerto Villamil, Ecuador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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