A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from El Cobre in Cuba. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 19.57 km (12 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -75.9807 West, latitude 19.7236 North, depth = 19.57 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:50:45 / 7:50 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us100032vb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100032vb. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/07/15 / 2015-07-28 00:50:45 / July 28, 2015 @ 12:50 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jiguaní, Guisa, Contramaestre (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Santiago de Cuba (c. 555 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Palma Soriano (c. 102 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Contramaestre (c. 70 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from San Luis (c. 67 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Jiguaní (c. 41 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Guisa (c. 18 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Cuba (c. 11 423 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three 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. 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: 36 km S of El Cobre, Cuba.
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