A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Palora in Ecuador. Id of earthquake: us70005et4. Event ids that are associated: us70005et4. The temblor was reported at 10:18:03 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 144.08 km (90 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -77.8943° West, -1.8826° South, depth 144.08 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/09/19 / 2019-09-11 15:18:03 / September 11, 2019 @ 3:18 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Riobamba (c. 124 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Puyo (c. 24 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Macas (c. 23 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Pelileo (c. 16 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Guano (c. 12 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Baños (c. 9 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sucúa (c. 7 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pelileo, Guano, Riobamba (min 5000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 20 km SSE of Palora, Ecuador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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