A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Gueiria in Venezuela. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/10/18 / 2018-10-28 15:36:11 / October 28, 2018 @ 3:36 pm. The temblor was reported at 11:06:11 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000hi8l. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hi8l. Exact location of event, longitude -62.3135 West, latitude 10.8544 North, depth = 84.7 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 84.7 km (53 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Laventille, Port-of-Spain, Petit Valley. Country/countries that might be effected, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Laventille (c. 157 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Port-of-Spain (c. 49 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Petit Valley (c. 8 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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