A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Puerto Villamil in Ecuador. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d4bu. Id of event: us1000d4bu. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 12:41:40 / March 14, 2018 @ 12:41 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -90.8822 West, latitude -0.9291 South, depth = 14.66 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:41:40 / 6:41 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.66 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Ayora (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Puerto Ayora (c. 9 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km ENE of Puerto Villamil, Ecuador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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