A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Guiria in Venezuela on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/19 / 2019-02-10 22:52:54 / February 10, 2019 @ 10:52 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -62.3757 West, latitude 10.2673 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000jg41. Event ids that are associated: us2000jg41. The temblor was reported at 18:22:54 / 6:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Fernando, Siparia, Point Fortin. Epicenter of the event was 99 km (62 miles) from San Fernando (c. 55 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Point Fortin (c. 19 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Siparia (c. 8 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km SSW of Guiria, Venezuela. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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