A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 282 km N of Puerto Ayora, Ecuador (175 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:26:43 / 9:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/10/19 / 2019-10-17 03:26:43 / October 17, 2019 @ 3:26 am. Event id: us70005uv3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005uv3. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -90.813° West, 1.7728° North.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 282 km N of Puerto Ayora, Ecuador.
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