A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Alausi in Ecuador on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/07/19 / 2019-07-31 09:41:41 / July 31, 2019 @ 9:41 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -78.975° West, -2.0297° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60004xw5. Ids that are associated to the event: us60004xw5. The temblor was reported at 04:41:41 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Riobamba (c. 124 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Babahoyo (c. 76 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ventanas (c. 46 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from La Troncal (c. 36 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Azogues (c. 34 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Naranjito (c. 34 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Baños, Pelileo, Ventanas.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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