A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Pedernales in Ecuador. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000brf6. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000brf6. The temblor was detected at 07:38:51 / 7:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -79.8123° West, latitude -0.1562° South, depth = 69.14 km. Global time and date of event 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 12:38:51 / November 19, 2017 @ 12:38 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 69.14 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Muisne, Calceta, Tosagua. Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Santo Domingo de los Colorados (c. 200 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Chone (c. 44 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Rosa Zarate (c. 42 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Bahía de Caráquez (c. 37 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Calceta (c. 17 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tosagua (c. 14 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 37 km SE of Pedernales, Ecuador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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