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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 2 km NNW of Sucre, Ecuador

Earthquake location -1.2423S, -80.4385WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Sucre in Ecuador on Friday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:56:42 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -80.4385 West, latitude -1.2423 South, depth = 26.08 km. Global time and date of event 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 06:56:42 / November 10, 2017 @ 6:56 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000blaz. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000blaz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.08 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Manta (c. 183 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Portoviejo (c. 170 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Velasco Ibarra (c. 48 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Chone (c. 44 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Balzar (c. 40 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Bahía de Caráquez (c. 37 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Triunfo, Velasco Ibarra, Vinces. Close country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km NNW of Sucre, Ecuador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -80.4385° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -1.2423° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km NNW of Sucre, Ecuador Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-10 06:56:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-10 07:34:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 298 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 1.088 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 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 us2000blaz Id of event.
Event Code 2000blaz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000blaz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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