A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Baracoa in Cuba. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006u8f. Unique identifier: us10006u8f. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/09/16 / 2016-09-30 23:06:48 / September 30, 2016 @ 11:06 pm. Exact location, longitude -74.3578° West, latitude 19.8816° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 19:06:48 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 94 km (58 miles) from Guantánamo (c. 272 800 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Baracoa (c. 48 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Maisí (c. 28 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Río Guayabal de Yateras (c. 25 800 pop). Close country/countries, Cuba (c. 11 423 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guantánamo, Río Guayabal de Yateras, Baracoa (min 5000 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 53 km SSE of Baracoa, Cuba.
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