A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Milagro in Ecuador. Exact location of earthquake, -79.5822° West, -2.1265° South, depth 96.83 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bjb2. Id of event: us6000bjb2. The temblor was picked up at 00:52:38 / 12:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.83 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/08/20 / 2020-08-23 00:52:38 / August 23, 2020 @ 12:52 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Guayaquil (c. 1 952 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Eloy Alfaro (c. 167 800 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Babahoyo (c. 76 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ventanas (c. 46 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Balzar (c. 40 100 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from La Troncal (c. 36 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Balzar, Baláo, Guaranda.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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