A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Irapa in Venezuela. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:59:08 / 2:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -62.5195° West, 10.7146° North, depth 67.62 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 67.62 km (42 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003tvh. Id of event: us70003tvh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 31/05/19 / 2019-05-31 19:29:08 / May 31, 2019 @ 7:29 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Carúpano (c. 112 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Carúpano, Güiria.
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 twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 17 km NNE of Irapa, Venezuela.
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