A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Ecuador kilometers (0 miles) from Ecuador. Event id: us1000cdgu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000cdgu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.66 km (12 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/01/18 / 2018-01-31 23:13:21 / January 31, 2018 @ 11:13 pm. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:13:21 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -77.6944° West, latitude -1.7559° South, depth = 18.66 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). Event epicenter was 106 km (66 miles) from Riobamba (c. 124 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Puyo (c. 24 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Macas (c. 23 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tena (c. 17 200 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Pelileo (c. 16 600 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Guano (c. 12 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Baños (c. 9 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Riobamba, Pelileo, Guano (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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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