A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Pimampiro in Ecuador. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/01/18 / 2018-01-25 15:02:09 / January 25, 2018 @ 3:02 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:02:09 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cp9e. Unique identifier: us2000cp9e. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -77.767 West, latitude 0.1206 North, depth = 1.51 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.51 km (1 miles).
The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Quito (c. 1 399 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Ibarra (c. 133 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tulcán (c. 86 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Ipiales (c. 77 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Otavalo (c. 32 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Cayambe (c. 26 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Atuntaqui (c. 17 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop), Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quito, Sangolquí, Cumbal (min 5000 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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