A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Puerto Villamil in Ecuador on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -90.9306 West, latitude -0.8108 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 05/07/18 / 2018-07-05 00:30:27 / July 5, 2018 @ 12:30 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000fx6c. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000fx6c. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:30:27 / 6:30 pm (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 Puerto Ayora. The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Puerto Ayora (c. 9 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km NNE of Puerto Villamil, Ecuador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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