A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km NW of Puerto Villamil, Ecuador (42 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -91.3098° West, latitude -0.4431° South, depth = 10 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:08:21 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d36v. Unique identifier: us1000d36v. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/03/18 / 2018-03-11 22:08:21 / March 11, 2018 @ 10:08 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km NW of Puerto Villamil, Ecuador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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