A major earthquake with magnitude 7.5 (ml/mb) was reported 115 kilometers (71 miles) from Palora in Ecuador on Friday. Id of earthquake: us2000jlfv. Event ids that are associated: at00pnbol0, pt19053000, us2000jlfv. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/02/19 / 2019-02-22 10:17:22 / February 22, 2019 @ 10:17 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Palora in Ecuador (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 7.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:17:22 / 5:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 132.36 km (82 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -77.0231 West, latitude -2.199 South, depth = 132.36 km.
Nearby country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puyo, Sucúa, Macas (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 135 km (84 miles) from Puyo (c. 24 900 pop), 122 km (76 miles) from Macas (c. 23 700 pop), 131 km (81 miles) from Sucúa (c. 7 400 pop), 118 km (74 miles) from Palora (c. 6 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 115 km ESE of Palora, Ecuador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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