A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Baracoa in Cuba. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/08/19 / 2019-08-05 00:34:12 / August 5, 2019 @ 12:34 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:34:12 / 7:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.2173 West, latitude 19.5604 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us600050nu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600050nu.
Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Baracoa (c. 48 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Maisí (c. 28 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Cuba (c. 11 423 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Baracoa, Maisí (min 5000 pop).
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. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 91 km SSE of Baracoa, Cuba.
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