A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Gualaceo in Ecuador on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000c5d2. Id of event: us2000c5d2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.98 km (63 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:25:19 / 1:25 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/12/17 / 2017-12-17 06:25:19 / December 17, 2017 @ 6:25 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 101.98 km, -78.7618° West, -2.9305° South.
The epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Cuenca (c. 277 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from La Troncal (c. 36 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Azogues (c. 34 900 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Gualaceo (c. 17 100 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Alausí (c. 14 300 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Cañar (c. 9 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Troncal, Sucúa, Alausí (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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