A 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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