A earthquake magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Santa Elena in Ecuador. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 18.52 km, -80.8081° West, -1.9858° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/03/19 / 2019-03-31 07:04:04 / March 31, 2019 @ 7:04 am. Unique identifier: us2000k7vu. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000k7vu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.52 km (12 miles). The 6.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:04:04 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 103 km (64 miles) from Guayaquil (c. 1 952 000 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Manta (c. 183 200 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Portoviejo (c. 170 300 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Eloy Alfaro (c. 167 800 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from La Libertad (c. 75 900 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Salinas (c. 43 900 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Santa Elena (c. 42 200 pop), 122 km (76 miles) from Balzar (c. 40 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rocafuerte, Yaguachi Nuevo, Balzar (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world.
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