A 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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