A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 119 km ESE of Gualaquiza, Ecuador (74 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 12:57:53 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/18 / 2018-07-11 17:57:53 / July 11, 2018 @ 5:57 pm. Unique identifier: us2000g2cl. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000g2cl. Exact location of event, longitude -77.4982 West, latitude -3.6296 South, depth = 67.51 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.51 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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