A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 244 km N of Puerto Ayora, Ecuador (152 miles). Exact location, longitude -90.0274° West, latitude 1.4475° North, depth = 10 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:20:51 / 6:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 12:20:51 / April 7, 2018 @ 12:20 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000dzp4. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dzp4.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 244 km N of Puerto Ayora, Ecuador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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