A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Puyo in Ecuador. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -77.7259 West, latitude -1.4502 South, depth = 178.55 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 178.55 km (111 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/04/18 / 2018-04-18 12:44:19 / April 18, 2018 @ 12:44 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000e234. Unique identifier: us2000e234. The temblor was reported at 07:44:19 / 7:44 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pelileo, Baños, Archidona. Earthquake epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Puyo (c. 24 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Tena (c. 17 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Pelileo (c. 16 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Baños (c. 9 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Archidona (c. 7 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Palora (c. 6 500 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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