A 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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