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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 86 km E of Macas, Ecuador



Earthquake location -2.3853S, -77.3462WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Macas in Ecuador. The temblor was detected at 02:33:54 / 2:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 134.38 km (83 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bhkp. Id of event: us2000bhkp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -77.3462° West, -2.3853° South, depth 134.38 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/11/17 / 2017-11-03 07:33:54 / November 3, 2017 @ 7:33 am.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sucúa, Macas (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Macas (c. 23 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Sucúa (c. 7 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 86 km E of Macas, Ecuador.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -77.3462° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -2.3853° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 134.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 86km E of Macas, Ecuador Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-03 07:33:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-03 07:50:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.761 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000bhkp Id of event.
Event Code 2000bhkp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bhkp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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