A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from San Diego in Venezuela. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/19 / 2019-08-28 01:35:42 / August 28, 2019 @ 1:35 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:05:42 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 19.12 km, -67.9233° West, 10.2288° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700058zw. Id of event: us700058zw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 19.12 km (12 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Felipe, Chichiriviche, Las Tejerías (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Maracay (c. 1 754 300 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Valencia (c. 1 385 100 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Turmero (c. 344 700 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Puerto Cabello (c. 174 000 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Guacara (c. 151 800 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from El Limón (c. 148 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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