A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Bodden Town in Cayman Islands. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -81.2573 West, latitude 18.8781 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a4gd. Unique identifier: us2000a4gd. Global time and date of event 31/07/17 / 2017-07-31 03:41:58 / July 31, 2017 @ 3:41 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:41:58 / 10:41 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was West Bay, George Town, Bodden Town. Close country/countries, Cayman Islands (c. 44 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from George Town (c. 29 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from West Bay (c. 11 300 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Bodden Town (c. 10 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 44 km S of Bodden Town, Cayman Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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