A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Santo Domingo de los Colorados in Ecuador. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -79.2964 West, latitude -0.0951 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/10/17 / 2017-10-23 09:40:57 / October 23, 2017 @ 9:40 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000aw4d. Id of event: us1000aw4d. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:40:57 / 4:40 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rosa Zarate, Santo Domingo de los Colorados. The epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Santo Domingo de los Colorados (c. 200 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Rosa Zarate (c. 42 100 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 23 km NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados, Ecuador.
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