A 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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