A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Puerto Ayora in Ecuador. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000gel2. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000gel2. The temblor was picked up at 13:16:16 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 22/07/18 / 2018-07-22 19:16:16 / July 22, 2018 @ 7:16 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -90.7563° West, -0.3823° South.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Ayora. Event epicenter was 63 km (39 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 three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 59 km NW of Puerto Ayora, Ecuador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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