A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from La Vela de Coro in Venezuela. Id of earthquake: us1000885n. Event ids that are associated: us1000885n. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/03/17 / 2017-03-10 13:46:39 / March 10, 2017 @ 1:46 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.5903 West, latitude 11.9584 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:46:39 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arasji, Oranjestad, Babijn. Close country/countries, Aruba (c. 72 000 pop), Curacao (c. 142 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Coro (c. 195 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Punto Fijo (c. 131 800 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Willemstad (c. 125 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Punta Cardón (c. 58 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Babijn (c. 40 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Oranjestad (c. 30 000 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Angochi (c. 29 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Arasji (c. 14 600 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 54 km N of La Vela de Coro, Venezuela. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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