A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from El Ángel in Ecuador. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -78.0087 West, latitude 0.59 North, depth = 10.97 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/06/20 / 2020-06-15 17:14:18 / June 15, 2020 @ 5:14 pm. Unique identifier: us6000aexw. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000aexw. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.97 km (7 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:14:18 / 5:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Ibarra (c. 133 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Tulcán (c. 86 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ipiales (c. 77 700 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Otavalo (c. 32 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Cayambe (c. 26 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Túquerres (c. 20 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Olaya Herrera, Ancuya, Guaitarilla. Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop), Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km WSW of El Ángel, Ecuador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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