A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Niquero in Cuba on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 01:34:11 / November 10, 2017 @ 1:34 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000bqi3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bqi3. Exact location of event, longitude -78.0723 West, latitude 19.4519 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 20:34:11 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Niquero (c. 18 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Niquero (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Cuba (c. 11 423 000 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 83 km SW of Niquero, Cuba.
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