A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Gueiria in Venezuela on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 112.1 km, -62.4256° West, 11.1526° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20003hpr. Event ids that are associated: us20003hpr. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/15 / 2015-09-10 07:49:36 / September 10, 2015 @ 7:49 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 112.1 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 03:49:36 / 3:49 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carúpano, Güiria (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 106 km (66 miles) from Carúpano (c. 112 100 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 65 km NNW of Gueiria, Venezuela. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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