A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from La Troncal in Ecuador on Wednesday. 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 75.22 km (47 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000cpbd. Event ids that are associated: us7000cpbd. The temblor was picked up at 01:37:05 / 1:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -79.2911 West, latitude -2.5914 South, depth = 75.22 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 01:37:05 / December 9, 2020 @ 1:37 am.
Close country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pasaje, Babahoyo, Santa Lucía. Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Guayaquil (c. 1 952 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Cuenca (c. 277 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Eloy Alfaro (c. 167 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Babahoyo (c. 76 300 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Pasaje (c. 44 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from La Troncal (c. 36 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Azogues (c. 34 900 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km SSE of La Troncal, Ecuador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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