A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Puerto Villamil in Ecuador. The temblor was reported at 09:47:06 / 9:47 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/07/18 / 2018-07-25 15:47:06 / July 25, 2018 @ 3:47 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -90.9014° West, -1.041° South. Event id: us2000ghb0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ghb0. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto Ayora (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (46 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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