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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 57 km N of Gueiria, Venezuela



Earthquake location 11.0936S, -62.2553WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Gueiria in Venezuela. Exact location, longitude -62.2553° West, latitude 11.0936° North, depth = 107.74 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bt75. Unique identifier: us2000bt75. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:42:07 / 4:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/11/17 / 2017-11-22 20:42:07 / November 22, 2017 @ 8:42 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 107.74 km (67 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Petit Valley, Güiria (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Petit Valley (c. 8 100 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 57 km N of Gueiria, Venezuela.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -62.2553° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.0936° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 107.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57km N of Gueiria, Venezuela Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-22 20:42:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-22 23:07:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 285 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.188 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 117 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000bt75 Id of event.
Event Code 2000bt75 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bt75, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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