A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Tumbes in Peru on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -80.6773° West, -3.2033° South, depth 10 km. Event id: us2000jhy7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jhy7. The temblor was picked up at 08:42:46 / 8:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/02/19 / 2019-02-14 13:42:46 / February 14, 2019 @ 1:42 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pasaje, Papayal, Santa Rosa (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Machala (c. 198 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Tumbes (c. 109 200 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Pasaje (c. 44 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 41 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Huaquillas (c. 39 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Playas (c. 30 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Zarumilla (c. 16 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 47 km NNW of Tumbes, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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