A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Palora in Ecuador on Friday. Id of earthquake: us6000deqm. Event ids that are associated: us6000deqm. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/01/21 / 2021-01-29 20:20:39 / January 29, 2021 @ 8:20 pm. The temblor was detected at 20:20:39 / 8:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -77.5818° West, latitude -1.6399° South, depth = 170.41 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 170.41 km (106 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Puyo (c. 24 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tena (c. 17 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Archidona (c. 7 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Palora (c. 6 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Archidona, Tena, Puyo (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 43 km E of Palora, Ecuador.
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