A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Macas in Ecuador. Global time and date of event 12/10/20 / 2020-10-12 23:09:29 / October 12, 2020 @ 11:09 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 69.81 km (43 miles). Unique identifier: us6000c7vx. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c7vx. Exact location of event, longitude -77.2793 West, latitude -2.2175 South, depth = 69.81 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:09:29 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Macas (c. 23 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Palora (c. 6 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palora, Macas (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 93 km E of Macas, Ecuador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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