A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 167 km ESE of Macas, Ecuador (104 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 122.64 km (76 miles). Global time and date of event 28/03/19 / 2019-03-28 15:39:58 / March 28, 2019 @ 3:39 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000k6ki. Id of event: us2000k6ki. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:39:58 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -76.679° West, -2.7697° South, depth 122.64 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 167 km ESE of Macas, Ecuador.
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