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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near Irapa in Venezuela

Earthquake location 10.7643S, -62.6274WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Irapa in Venezuela. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000ez9p. Event ids that are associated: us1000ez9p. The temblor was detected at 21:24:42 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/06/18 / 2018-06-23 01:54:42 / June 23, 2018 @ 1:54 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 106.32 km (66 miles). Exact location of event, depth 106.32 km, -62.6274° West, 10.7643° North.

Close country/countries, Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 miles) from Carúpano (c. 112 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Carúpano, Güiria (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km NNW of Irapa, Venezuela. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -62.6274° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.7643° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 106.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km NNW of Irapa, Venezuela Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-23 01:54:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-23 02:13:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -270 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 33 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 413 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.661 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000ez9p Id of event.
Event Code 1000ez9p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000ez9p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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