A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Santiago de Cuba in Cuba. All ids that are associated to the event: us100033hw. Unique identifier: us100033hw. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.74 km (15 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/15 / 2015-08-19 05:24:27 / August 19, 2015 @ 5:24 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -75.4253 West, latitude 19.62 North, depth = 23.74 km. The temblor was reported at 00:24:27 / 12:24 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Cuba (c. 11 423 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Santiago de Cuba (c. 555 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Guantánamo (c. 272 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Luis (c. 67 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Luis, Guantánamo, Santiago de Cuba.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 61 km SE of Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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