A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Pedernales in Venezuela. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/05/18 / 2018-05-27 18:02:10 / May 27, 2018 @ 6:02 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.66 km (31 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000eczt. Unique identifier: us1000eczt. Exact location of event, depth 50.66 km, -62.1064° West, 10.2466° North. The temblor was reported at 14:02:10 / 2:02 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arima, Arouca, Paradise (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Laventille (c. 157 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Chaguanas (c. 67 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Mon Repos (c. 56 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from San Fernando (c. 55 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Port-of-Spain (c. 49 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Arima (c. 35 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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