A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Delta Amacuro, Venezuela (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:02:26 / 11:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -61.132 West, latitude 8.6771 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us600056e5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600056e5. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/08/19 / 2019-08-17 11:02:26 / August 17, 2019 @ 11:02 am.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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