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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 65 km E of Puyo, Ecuador

Earthquake location -1.4912S, -77.4107WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Puyo in Ecuador on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 170.86 km (106 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000aamu. Id of event: us6000aamu. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/06/20 / 2020-06-06 07:44:08 / June 6, 2020 @ 7:44 am. The temblor was reported at 07:44:08 / 7:44 am (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, longitude -77.4107 West, latitude -1.4912 South, depth = 170.86 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Boca Suno, Archidona, Tena. Close country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Puyo (c. 24 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Boca Suno (c. 20 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tena (c. 17 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Archidona (c. 7 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Palora (c. 6 500 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 65 km E of Puyo, Ecuador.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -77.4107° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -1.4912° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 170.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 65 km E of Puyo, Ecuador Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-06 07:44:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-21 05:57:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.323 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 125 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000aamu Id of event.
Event Code 6000aamu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000aamu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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