A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Gueiria in Venezuela. Event id: us10004dwn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004dwn. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/16 / 2016-01-13 02:12:09 / January 13, 2016 @ 2:12 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:42:09 / 9:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 83.98 km (52 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -62.2595° West, 10.8322° North, depth 83.98 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop). Event epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Laventille (c. 157 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Port-of-Spain (c. 49 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Petit Valley (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Laventille, Port-of-Spain, Petit Valley (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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