A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Palora in Ecuador. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 151.33 km (94 miles). Global time and date of event 19/04/20 / 2020-04-19 01:16:12 / April 19, 2020 @ 1:16 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008zmi. Id of event: us70008zmi. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:16:12 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -77.8866° West, latitude -1.8857° South, depth = 151.33 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guano, Riobamba, Baños (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Riobamba (c. 124 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Puyo (c. 24 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Macas (c. 23 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Guano (c. 12 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Baños (c. 9 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sucúa (c. 7 400 pop). Close country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 21 km SSE of Palora, Ecuador.
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