A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Coronel Marcelino Maridueña in Ecuador. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -79.3589 West, latitude -2.1945 South, depth = 118.22 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 118.22 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 03:03:05 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cs0x. Id of event: us6000cs0x. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/11/20 / 2020-11-20 03:03:05 / November 20, 2020 @ 3:03 am.
The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Guayaquil (c. 1 952 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Cuenca (c. 277 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Eloy Alfaro (c. 167 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Babahoyo (c. 76 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ventanas (c. 46 700 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from La Troncal (c. 36 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cuenca, Lomas de Sargentillo, Ventanas. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 was reported nearby.
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