A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Puyo in Ecuador on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/04/20 / 2020-04-28 00:57:03 / April 28, 2020 @ 12:57 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 159.89 km (99 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:57:03 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -78.0191° West, -1.5891° South, depth 159.89 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700099yh. Id of event: us700099yh.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Ambato (c. 154 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Riobamba (c. 124 500 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Puyo (c. 24 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Macas (c. 23 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Tena (c. 17 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Pelileo (c. 16 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Miguel de Salcedo, Macas, Archidona (min 5000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight 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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