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Light earthquake 4.9 mag, 32 km SSW of Pedro Carbo, Ecuador

Earthquake location -2.1185S, -80.3156WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Pedro Carbo in Ecuador on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -80.3156 West, latitude -2.1185 South, depth = 52.58 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:23:49 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/04/19 / 2019-04-08 03:23:49 / April 8, 2019 @ 3:23 am. Event id: us2000kc35. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000kc35. The epicenter was at a depth of 52.58 km (33 miles).

Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Guayaquil (c. 1 952 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Eloy Alfaro (c. 167 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Babahoyo (c. 76 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from La Libertad (c. 75 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Salinas (c. 43 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Santa Elena (c. 42 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Balzar (c. 40 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Ana, Naranjal, Coronel Marcelino Maridueña (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 32 km SSW of Pedro Carbo, Ecuador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -80.3156° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -2.1185° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km SSW of Pedro Carbo, Ecuador Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-08 03:23:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-08 04:00:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 370 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.992 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000kc35 Id of event.
Event Code 2000kc35 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000kc35, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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