A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Gueiria in Venezuela. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 81.54 km (51 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -62.4008° West, 10.8569° North, depth 81.54 km. Global time and date of event 18/06/19 / 2019-06-18 11:28:23 / June 18, 2019 @ 11:28 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:58:23 / 6:58 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us600042e3. Event ids that are associated: us600042e3.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (20 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Güiria (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 32 km NNW of Gueiria, Venezuela.
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