A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, off the coast of Ecuador (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:46:54 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 19:46:54 / February 14, 2021 @ 7:46 pm. Event id: us6000dhnd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dhnd. Exact location of event, longitude -85.1427 West, latitude 1.0167 North, depth = 35.68 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.68 km (22 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: off the coast of Ecuador.
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