A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Maturin in Venezuela on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 13:18:23 / 1:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/04/19 / 2019-04-28 17:48:23 / April 28, 2019 @ 5:48 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49.23 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70003dgt. Event ids that are associated: us70003dgt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -63.0364° West, 9.302° North, depth 49.23 km.
The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Maturín (c. 411 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maturín. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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