A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 96 km E of Gualaquiza, Ecuador (60 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:56:23 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70007uq6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007uq6. Exact location of event, depth 37.2 km, -77.6815° West, -3.3724° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 37.2 km (23 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 08:56:23 / February 22, 2020 @ 8:56 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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