A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Puyo in Ecuador on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/01/19 / 2019-01-25 09:49:47 / January 25, 2019 @ 9:49 am. Id of earthquake: us2000j8qb. Event ids that are associated: us2000j8qb. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -77.4974 West, latitude -1.3676 South, depth = 198.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 198.7 km (123 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:49:47 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Boca Suno, Palora, Archidona. The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Puyo (c. 24 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Boca Suno (c. 20 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Tena (c. 17 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Archidona (c. 7 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Palora (c. 6 500 pop).
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 55 km ENE of Puyo, Ecuador.
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