A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Palora in Ecuador on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -77.5599 West, latitude -2.0105 South, depth = 150.64 km. The temblor was detected at 02:51:29 / 2:51 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000gdb2. Unique identifier: us2000gdb2. Global time and date of event 25/07/18 / 2018-07-25 07:51:29 / July 25, 2018 @ 7:51 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 150.64 km (94 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 76 km (48 miles) from Puyo (c. 24 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Macas (c. 23 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Sucúa (c. 7 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Palora (c. 6 500 pop). Close country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sucúa, Puyo, Macas (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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