A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Guiria in Venezuela on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005u58. Id of event: us70005u58. Exact location of event, longitude -62.3754 West, latitude 10.4741 North, depth = 103.42 km. 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 103.42 km (64 miles). Global time and date of event 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 19:28:19 / October 14, 2019 @ 7:28 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:58:19 / 2:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Fernando, Couva, Carúpano (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Laventille (c. 157 300 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Carúpano (c. 112 100 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from San Fernando (c. 55 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Port-of-Spain (c. 49 000 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Point Fortin (c. 19 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Petit Valley (c. 8 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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