A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Gueiria in Venezuela on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 11:11:28 / 11:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -62.1918 West, latitude 10.3386 North, depth = 30.48 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.48 km (19 miles). Global time and date of event 22/11/18 / 2018-11-22 15:11:28 / November 22, 2018 @ 3:11 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hvfd. Unique identifier: us1000hvfd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Laventille (c. 157 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Chaguanas (c. 67 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Mon Repos (c. 56 400 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from San Fernando (c. 55 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Port-of-Spain (c. 49 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Marabella (c. 26 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arouca, Paradise, Tunapuna (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 28 km SSE of Gueiria, Venezuela. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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