A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Guantanamo in Cuba on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/03/18 / 2018-03-10 20:07:09 / March 10, 2018 @ 8:07 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 15:07:09 / 3:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 28.09 km, -75.4653° West, 20.0226° North. Unique identifier: us1000d377. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d377. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.09 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Contramaestre, Cueto, Sagua de Tánamo. Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Santiago de Cuba (c. 555 900 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Guantánamo (c. 272 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Palma Soriano (c. 102 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Contramaestre (c. 70 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from San Luis (c. 67 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Cueto (c. 26 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Cuba (c. 11 423 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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