A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Celica in Ecuador. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/12/17 / 2017-12-07 02:37:45 / December 7, 2017 @ 2:37 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:37:45 / 9:37 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000c1f4. Event ids that are associated: us2000c1f4. Exact location of earthquake, -80.1492° West, -4.1194° South, depth 65.63 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 65.63 km (41 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tambo Grande, Catamayo, La Breita. Country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Tumbes (c. 109 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 41 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Huaquillas (c. 39 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tambo Grande (c. 30 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Catamayo (c. 18 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from La Breita (c. 17 700 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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