A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Santiago de Cuba in Cuba. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.35 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10008kpi. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008kpi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -75.471 West, latitude 19.6456 North, depth = 23.35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 14:42:58 / April 25, 2017 @ 2:42 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:42:58 / 9:42 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 56 km (35 miles) from Santiago de Cuba (c. 555 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Guantánamo (c. 272 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Palma Soriano (c. 102 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Luis (c. 67 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Río Guayabal de Yateras (c. 25 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Cuba (c. 11 423 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Río Guayabal de Yateras, Palma Soriano, San Luis (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 55 km SE of Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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