A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Tumbes in Peru. The temblor was detected at 22:15:03 / 10:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/04/19 / 2019-04-29 03:15:03 / April 29, 2019 @ 3:15 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70003ifw. Event ids that are associated: us70003ifw. Exact location of event, longitude -80.3488 West, latitude -3.8694 South, depth = 71.19 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.19 km (44 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Lomas, Pasaje, Zaruma (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Machala (c. 198 100 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Tumbes (c. 109 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Pasaje (c. 44 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 41 800 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Huaquillas (c. 39 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from La Breita (c. 17 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 35 km SSE of Tumbes, Peru.
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