A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Pedro Carbo in Ecuador on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 23/11/17 / 2017-11-23 03:33:58 / November 23, 2017 @ 3:33 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 54.43 km (34 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000btp2. Event ids that are associated: us2000btp2. Exact location of event, longitude -80.397 West, latitude -2.1688 South, depth = 54.43 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:33:58 / 10:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Colimes, Palestina, Yaguachi Nuevo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Guayaquil (c. 1 952 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Eloy Alfaro (c. 167 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from La Libertad (c. 75 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Salinas (c. 43 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Santa Elena (c. 42 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from El Triunfo (c. 32 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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