A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Guiria in Venezuela on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i69x. Id of event: us2000i69x. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -62.2049 West, latitude 10.3513 North, depth = 27.32 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:13:38 / 9:13 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.32 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 03/11/18 / 2018-11-03 01:13:38 / November 3, 2018 @ 1:13 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Laventille (c. 157 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Chaguanas (c. 67 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Mon Repos (c. 56 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Fernando (c. 55 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Port-of-Spain (c. 49 000 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Marabella (c. 26 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tunapuna, Princes Town, Chaguanas (min 5000 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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 26 km SSE of Guiria, Venezuela.
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