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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno in Ecuador

Earthquake location -1.9464S, -79.5172WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno in Ecuador on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 105.47 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bj3p. Unique identifier: us2000bj3p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -79.5172° West, latitude -1.9464° South, depth = 105.47 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/11/17 / 2017-11-06 06:06:48 / November 6, 2017 @ 6:06 am. The temblor was detected at 01:06:48 / 1:06 am (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Guayaquil (c. 1 952 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Eloy Alfaro (c. 167 800 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Babahoyo (c. 76 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ventanas (c. 46 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Balzar (c. 40 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from La Troncal (c. 36 400 pop). Close country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naranjal, Pedro Carbo, Alausí (min 5000 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 four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km S of Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -79.5172° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -1.9464° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 105.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km S of Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-06 06:06:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-26 13:06:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 0.577 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.36 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 105 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 us2000bj3p Id of event.
Event Code 2000bj3p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bj3p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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