A 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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