A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from La Troncal in Ecuador on Friday. The temblor was detected at 23:55:37 / 11:55 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cnby. Id of event: us7000cnby. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/12/20 / 2020-12-04 23:55:37 / December 4, 2020 @ 11:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -79.2672 West, latitude -2.4844 South, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Guayaquil (c. 1 952 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Cuenca (c. 277 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Eloy Alfaro (c. 167 800 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Babahoyo (c. 76 300 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from La Troncal (c. 36 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Babahoyo, Palestina, Guayaquil.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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