A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 115 km N of Caraballeda, Venezuela (71 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 09:24:16 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008i48. Event ids that are associated: us10008i48. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 13:24:16 / April 16, 2017 @ 1:24 pm. Exact location, longitude -66.7875° West, latitude 11.6496° North, depth = 15.44 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.44 km (10 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 115 km N of Caraballeda, Venezuela.
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