A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 135 km E of Macas, Ecuador (84 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/05/19 / 2019-05-16 04:04:56 / May 16, 2019 @ 4:04 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 137.41 km (85 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003lz2. Id of event: us70003lz2. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:04:56 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -76.9019° West, latitude -2.3711° South, depth = 137.41 km.
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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 135 km E of Macas, Ecuador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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