A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Muisne in Ecuador. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hbp3. Unique identifier: us1000hbp3. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.13 km (35 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/10/18 / 2018-10-13 13:36:02 / October 13, 2018 @ 1:36 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:36:02 / 8:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -79.821 West, latitude 0.3957 North, depth = 57.13 km.
Close country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Esmeraldas, Pedernales, Rosa Zarate (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (41 miles) from Esmeraldas (c. 165 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Rosa Zarate (c. 42 100 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Muisne (c. 13 400 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Pedernales (c. 6 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eight 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: 32 km SE of Muisne, Ecuador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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