A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Guantanamo in Cuba. Exact location of event, longitude -75.2668 West, latitude 19.7554 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 12:11:33 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000e8y6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000e8y6. Global time and date of event 19/05/18 / 2018-05-19 17:11:33 / May 19, 2018 @ 5:11 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Cuba (c. 11 423 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (41 miles) from Santiago de Cuba (c. 555 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Guantánamo (c. 272 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Luis (c. 67 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Río Guayabal de Yateras (c. 25 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Luis, Río Guayabal de Yateras, Santiago de Cuba (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 43 km S of Guantanamo, Cuba. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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