A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from El Angel in Ecuador on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.77 km (18 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:44:43 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/09/19 / 2019-09-27 13:44:43 / September 27, 2019 @ 1:44 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 28.77 km, -77.912° West, 0.7721° North. Event id: us70005mh3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005mh3.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop), Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Tambo, Pasto, Cayambe. Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Pasto (c. 382 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ibarra (c. 133 000 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Tulcán (c. 86 500 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Ipiales (c. 77 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Otavalo (c. 32 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Cayambe (c. 26 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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