A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Cuba region kilometers (0 miles) from Cuba region. The temblor was reported at 04:56:27 / 4:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 04:56:27 / April 25, 2017 @ 4:56 am. Exact location of earthquake, -75.4757° West, 19.6811° North, depth 22.64 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008ktw. Unique identifier: us10008ktw. The epicenter was at a depth of 22.64 km (14 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Cuba (c. 11 423 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Santiago de Cuba (c. 555 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Guantánamo (c. 272 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Palma Soriano (c. 102 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Luis (c. 67 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Río Guayabal de Yateras (c. 25 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Río Guayabal de Yateras, Palma Soriano, San Luis (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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