A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Aguas Verdes in Peru. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003a3g. Unique identifier: us70003a3g. Exact location, longitude -80.3184° West, latitude -3.2515° South, depth = 56.63 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56.63 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/04/19 / 2019-04-22 01:04:54 / April 22, 2019 @ 1:04 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:04:54 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naranjal, Portovelo, Zaruma (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Machala (c. 198 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Tumbes (c. 109 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Pasaje (c. 44 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 41 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Huaquillas (c. 39 800 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Naranjal (c. 32 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Playas (c. 30 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 26 km NNW of Aguas Verdes, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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