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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near El Angel in Ecuador

Earthquake location 0.6492S, -78.0214WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -78.0214° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.6492° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km WNW of El Angel, Ecuador Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-13 18:00:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-28 19:10:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 326 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.592 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 92 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70003khl Id of event.
Event Code 70003khl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003khl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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