A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Guisa in Cuba. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.03 km (7 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:08:02 / 4:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10007tmh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007tmh. Exact location of event, depth 11.03 km, -76.5937° West, 19.8621° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/01/17 / 2017-01-17 09:08:02 / January 17, 2017 @ 9:08 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cueto, Niquero, Cacocum (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Cuba (c. 11 423 000 pop). The epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Santiago de Cuba (c. 555 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Bayamo (c. 192 600 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Manzanillo (c. 128 200 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Palma Soriano (c. 102 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Contramaestre (c. 70 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from San Luis (c. 67 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Bartolomé Masó (c. 53 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 43 km S of Guisa, Cuba. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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