A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 215 km E of Roxborough, Trinidad and Tobago (134 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 02:01:16 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -58.614 West, latitude 11.0796 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000augf. Unique identifier: us1000augf. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/10/17 / 2017-10-20 06:01:16 / October 20, 2017 @ 6:01 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, 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 was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 215 km E of Roxborough, Trinidad and Tobago. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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