A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Gueiria in Venezuela on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/05/18 / 2018-05-24 18:53:18 / May 24, 2018 @ 6:53 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ebkm. Unique identifier: us1000ebkm. Exact location, longitude -62.3691° West, latitude 10.8899° North, depth = 75.46 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75.46 km (47 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:23:18 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Güiria (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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