A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 107 km SE of Sucua, Ecuador (66 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.38 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000h720. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h720. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/18 / 2018-09-03 06:31:36 / September 3, 2018 @ 6:31 am. The temblor was reported at 01:31:36 / 1:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -77.4702 West, latitude -3.1419 South, depth = 96.38 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 107 km SE of Sucua, Ecuador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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