A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Celica in Ecuador. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 75.74 km, -80.2834° West, -4.2356° South. Global time and date of event 04/07/19 / 2019-07-04 18:21:01 / July 4, 2019 @ 6:21 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 75.74 km (47 miles). Unique identifier: us70004a2l. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004a2l. The temblor was picked up at 13:21:01 / 1:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Sullana (c. 160 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tumbes (c. 109 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Chulucanas (c. 68 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 41 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Huaquillas (c. 39 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tambo Grande (c. 30 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Marcavelica (c. 25 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chulucanas, Zaruma, Santa Rosa. Country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 four 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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