A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from La Troncal in Ecuador. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.67 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -79.3326° West, latitude -2.5542° South, depth = 2.67 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/12/20 / 2020-12-04 23:53:27 / December 4, 2020 @ 11:53 pm. The temblor was reported at 23:53:27 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cnbu. Unique identifier: us7000cnbu.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Guayaquil (c. 1 952 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Cuenca (c. 277 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Eloy Alfaro (c. 167 800 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from La Troncal (c. 36 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Azogues (c. 34 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palestina, Samborondón, Guayaquil (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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