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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Puyo in Ecuador

Earthquake location -1.3647S, -77.6371WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Puyo in Ecuador. Id of earthquake: us2000fyc7. Event ids that are associated: us2000fyc7. Exact location of event, longitude -77.6371 West, latitude -1.3647 South, depth = 180.67 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 180.67 km (112 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/07/18 / 2018-07-02 01:16:45 / July 2, 2018 @ 1:16 am. The temblor was picked up at 20:16:45 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Baños, Archidona, Palora (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Puyo (c. 24 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Tena (c. 17 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Baños (c. 9 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Archidona (c. 7 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Palora (c. 6 500 pop).

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. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 40 km ENE of Puyo, Ecuador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -77.6371° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -1.3647° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 180.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km ENE of Puyo, Ecuador Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-02 01:16:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-12 21:52:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 246 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 1.013 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000fyc7 Id of event.
Event Code 2000fyc7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000fyc7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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