A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Bahía de Caráquez in Ecuador. Exact location of event, longitude -80.4463 West, latitude -0.1802 South, depth = 40.76 km. The temblor was detected at 02:17:37 / 2:17 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bkx7. Id of event: us7000bkx7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 40.76 km (25 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/09/20 / 2020-09-04 02:17:37 / September 4, 2020 @ 2:17 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manta, Junín, Rocafuerte. Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Manta (c. 183 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Chone (c. 44 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Bahía de Caráquez (c. 37 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Calceta (c. 17 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tosagua (c. 14 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Rocafuerte (c. 10 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Junín (c. 9 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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