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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Pedro Carbo in Ecuador

Earthquake location -2.1688S, -80.397WA 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 41 km SSW of Pedro Carbo, Ecuador.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -80.397° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -2.1688° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 54.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41km SSW of Pedro Carbo, Ecuador Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-23 03:33:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-23 22:28:32 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 259 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 0.594 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 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 us2000btp2 Id of event.
Event Code 2000btp2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000btp2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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