A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Santa Elena in Ecuador on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 07:20:09 / 7:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.65 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -80.7807° West, latitude -2.4888° South, depth = 42.65 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700062am. Id of event: us700062am. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/11/19 / 2019-11-02 12:20:09 / November 2, 2019 @ 12:20 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Lucía, Playas, Salinas. The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from La Libertad (c. 75 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Salinas (c. 43 900 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Santa Elena (c. 42 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Playas (c. 30 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 12 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 29 km SSE of Santa Elena, Ecuador.
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