A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Pimampiro in Ecuador. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/03/20 / 2020-03-30 09:09:06 / March 30, 2020 @ 9:09 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:09:06 / 4:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -77.6885 West, latitude 0.2919 North, depth = 132.54 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 132.54 km (82 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70008ikp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008ikp.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sandoná, Pasto, Sangolquí. Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop), Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 110 km (68 miles) from Quito (c. 1 399 800 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from Pasto (c. 382 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Ibarra (c. 133 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tulcán (c. 86 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ipiales (c. 77 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Otavalo (c. 32 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Cayambe (c. 26 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Nueva Loja (c. 24 200 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 33 km ESE of Pimampiro, Ecuador.
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