A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Corralillo in Cuba. Exact location of earthquake, -80.6251° West, 23.2308° North, depth 17.07 km. The temblor was detected at 07:47:46 / 7:47 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100032ny. Id of event: us100032ny. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.07 km (11 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/08/15 / 2015-08-16 11:47:46 / August 16, 2015 @ 11:47 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Cuba (c. 11 423 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pedro Betancourt, Cifuentes, Calimete. The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Cárdenas (c. 98 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Colón (c. 63 900 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Sagua la Grande (c. 62 100 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Corralillo (c. 51 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Jovellanos (c. 47 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Santo Domingo (c. 45 500 pop).
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 has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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