A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from El Angel in Ecuador. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:00:17 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.36 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 1.36 km, -78.0214° West, 0.6492° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/05/19 / 2019-05-13 18:00:17 / May 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003khl. Id of event: us70003khl.
Event epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Ibarra (c. 133 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Tulcán (c. 86 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Ipiales (c. 77 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Otavalo (c. 32 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Cayambe (c. 26 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Túquerres (c. 20 200 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Atuntaqui (c. 17 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sandoná, Samaniego, Olaya Herrera. Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop), Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 10 km WNW of El Angel, Ecuador.
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