A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Petit Valley in Trinidad and Tobago. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000bkq3. Event ids that are associated: us2000bkq3. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/11/17 / 2017-11-09 03:54:42 / November 9, 2017 @ 3:54 am. Exact location, longitude -61.5769° West, latitude 10.7417° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 23:54:42 / 11:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Güiria, Siparia, Rio Claro. Epicenter of the event was 13 km (8 miles) from Laventille (c. 157 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Chaguanas (c. 67 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mon Repos (c. 56 400 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from San Fernando (c. 55 400 pop), 10 km (7 miles) from Port-of-Spain (c. 49 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop).
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km NW of Petit Valley, Trinidad and Tobago. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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