A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Quito in Ecuador on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -78.4513 West, latitude -0.1502 South, depth = 19.41 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/06/18 / 2018-06-03 01:51:54 / June 3, 2018 @ 1:51 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.41 km (12 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ei78. Unique identifier: us1000ei78. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:51:54 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 12 km (7 miles) from Quito (c. 1 399 800 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Santo Domingo de los Colorados (c. 200 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Ibarra (c. 133 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Otavalo (c. 32 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Cayambe (c. 26 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Machachi (c. 25 700 pop). Close country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pimampiro, Santo Domingo de los Colorados, Ibarra (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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: 12 km NE of Quito, Ecuador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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