A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Manta in Ecuador. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -81.0072 West, latitude -0.7286 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000ala8. Event ids that are associated: us7000ala8. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:23:41 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 22:23:41 / July 5, 2020 @ 10:23 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Manta (c. 183 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Portoviejo (c. 170 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Bahía de Caráquez (c. 37 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Jipijapa (c. 35 900 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Montecristi (c. 18 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Calceta (c. 17 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calceta, Junín, Sucre (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one 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.
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