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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Quito in Ecuador

Earthquake location -0.1502S, -78.4513WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -78.4513° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -0.1502° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NE of Quito, Ecuador Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-03 01:51:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-03 22:41:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 191 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.178 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 147 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000ei78 Id of event.
Event Code 1000ei78 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000ei78, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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