A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Alausi in Ecuador. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 12:48:28 / September 19, 2017 @ 12:48 pm. Unique identifier: us2000aqp7. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aqp7. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 112.59 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -78.7564° West, latitude -2.1725° South, depth = 112.59 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:48:28 / 7:48 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Baños, Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno, Cuenca (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Cuenca (c. 277 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Riobamba (c. 124 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from La Troncal (c. 36 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Azogues (c. 34 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Naranjito (c. 34 200 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Macas (c. 23 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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