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Light earthquake 4.9 mag, 13 km SW of Guiria, Venezuela

Earthquake location 10.4741S, -62.3754WA 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 13 km SW of Guiria, Venezuela.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -62.3754° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.4741° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 103.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SW of Guiria, Venezuela Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-14 19:28:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-14 19:43:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -270 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 369 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 1.793 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 137 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 us70005u58 Id of event.
Event Code 70005u58 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005u58, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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