A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Coronel Marcelino Mariduena in Ecuador. Unique identifier: us2000j0t0. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j0t0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -79.2408° West, latitude -2.1685° South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 06/01/19 / 2019-01-06 11:19:34 / January 6, 2019 @ 11:19 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 06:19:34 / 6:19 am (local time epicenter).
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 Guano, Vinces, Riobamba. Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Guayaquil (c. 1 952 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Cuenca (c. 277 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Eloy Alfaro (c. 167 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Riobamba (c. 124 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Babahoyo (c. 76 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ventanas (c. 46 700 pop).
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 19 km E of Coronel Marcelino Mariduena, Ecuador.
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