A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Montalvo in Ecuador. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -79.2928 West, latitude -1.8579 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000e0su. Unique identifier: us2000e0su. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/04/18 / 2018-04-16 03:03:50 / April 16, 2018 @ 3:03 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:03:50 / 10:03 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Guayaquil (c. 1 952 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Eloy Alfaro (c. 167 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Riobamba (c. 124 500 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Babahoyo (c. 76 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Ventanas (c. 46 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from La Troncal (c. 36 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Lucía, Guano, Guayaquil (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 7 km SE of Montalvo, Ecuador.
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