A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Palora in Ecuador on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 153.81 km (96 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:25:00 / 9:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -77.3655° West, latitude -2.0193° South, depth = 153.81 km. Unique identifier: us2000bvrq. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bvrq. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/11/17 / 2017-11-29 02:25:00 / November 29, 2017 @ 2:25 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puyo, Macas, Palora. Epicenter of the event was 93 km (57 miles) from Puyo (c. 24 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Macas (c. 23 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Palora (c. 6 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 72 km ESE of Palora, Ecuador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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