A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Duran in Ecuador. Exact location of earthquake, -79.813° West, -2.4347° South, depth 63.65 km. Global time and date of event 04/02/19 / 2019-02-04 17:45:47 / February 4, 2019 @ 5:45 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:45:47 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 63.65 km (40 miles). Unique identifier: us2000jd8d. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jd8d.
Country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Rosa, Azogues, Palenque (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (17 miles) from Guayaquil (c. 1 952 000 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Cuenca (c. 277 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Machala (c. 198 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Eloy Alfaro (c. 167 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Babahoyo (c. 76 300 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Pasaje (c. 44 900 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 41 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from La Troncal (c. 36 400 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 26 km S of Duran, Ecuador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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