A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Esmeraldas in Ecuador. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.32 km (28 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -79.8781 West, latitude 1.0815 North, depth = 44.32 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000de7j. Id of event: us6000de7j. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 22:58:05 / January 26, 2021 @ 10:58 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:58:05 / 10:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rosa Zarate, Muisne, Esmeraldas. Event epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Esmeraldas (c. 165 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Rosa Zarate (c. 42 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Muisne (c. 13 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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.
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