A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Cuba region kilometers (0 miles) from Cuba region. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 19:01:17 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/17 / 2017-06-20 19:01:17 / June 20, 2017 @ 7:01 pm. Event id: us20009nru. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nru. Exact location, longitude -74.149° West, latitude 19.4122° North, depth = 10 km.
The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Jérémie (c. 97 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Maisí (c. 28 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Cuba (c. 11 423 000 pop), Haiti (c. 9 649 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maisí, Jérémie (min 5000 pop).
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. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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