A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Off the coast of Ecuador (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 36.69 km (23 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:46:11 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/11/17 / 2017-11-03 00:46:11 / November 3, 2017 @ 12:46 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -85.4562 West, latitude 1.0874 North, depth = 36.69 km. Unique identifier: us2000bhgx. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bhgx.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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