A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Palora in Ecuador. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:40:07 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -77.4043 West, latitude -2.1579 South, depth = 134.69 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000javt. Unique identifier: us1000javt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 134.69 km (84 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/02/19 / 2019-02-23 02:40:07 / February 23, 2019 @ 2:40 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Macas (c. 23 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Sucúa (c. 7 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Palora (c. 6 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sucúa, Palora, Macas.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 77 km SE of Palora, Ecuador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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