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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near San Diego in Venezuela

Earthquake location 10.2288S, -67.9233WA 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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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 4 km SE of San Diego, Venezuela.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.9233° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.2288° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km SE of San Diego, Venezuela Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-28 01:35:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-28 01:53:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -270 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.282 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us700058zw Id of event.
Event Code 700058zw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700058zw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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