A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 210 km NNW of Puerto Ayora, Ecuador (130 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000ax76. Event ids that are associated: us2000ax76. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/09/17 / 2017-09-30 16:45:44 / September 30, 2017 @ 4:45 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:45:44 / 10:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -90.9767 West, latitude 1.0533 North, depth = 10 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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