A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 163 km ESE of Macas, Ecuador (101 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:54:53 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 23:54:53 / January 23, 2018 @ 11:54 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 119.71 km (74 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000cnh2. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000cnh2. Exact location of event, depth 119.71 km, -76.6813° West, -2.6556° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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