A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Pedernales in Ecuador. Id of earthquake: us70008ihp. Event ids that are associated: us70008ihp. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/03/20 / 2020-03-30 03:42:42 / March 30, 2020 @ 3:42 am. The temblor was detected at 22:42:42 / 10:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -80.0327° West, -0.2922° South. 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 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo de los Colorados, Velasco Ibarra, Rosa Zarate (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Santo Domingo de los Colorados (c. 200 400 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Velasco Ibarra (c. 48 800 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Chone (c. 44 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Rosa Zarate (c. 42 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Bahía de Caráquez (c. 37 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Calceta (c. 17 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Tosagua (c. 14 700 pop). Close country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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