A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Pedernales in Venezuela. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:27:00 / 11:27 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hh4e. Unique identifier: us1000hh4e. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/10/18 / 2018-10-25 15:57:00 / October 25, 2018 @ 3:57 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -62.36° West, 10.2675° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mon Repos, Marabella, Couva (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Mon Repos (c. 56 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from San Fernando (c. 55 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Marabella (c. 26 700 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Point Fortin (c. 19 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Peñal (c. 12 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Siparia (c. 8 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 34 km NNW of Pedernales, Venezuela. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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