A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Guiria in Venezuela on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 21:50:14 / April 4, 2017 @ 9:50 pm. Unique identifier: us10008eey. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008eey. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:50:14 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -62.1387° West, 10.3116° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arima, Arouca, Paradise. Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Laventille (c. 157 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Chaguanas (c. 67 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Mon Repos (c. 56 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Fernando (c. 55 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Port-of-Spain (c. 49 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Arima (c. 35 000 pop). Close country/countries, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km SSE of Guiria, Venezuela. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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