A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Gueiria in Venezuela on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/11/19 / 2019-11-08 08:11:17 / November 8, 2019 @ 8:11 am. Exact location of event, longitude -62.0175 West, latitude 10.6467 North, depth = 49.77 km. Event id: us60006924. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006924. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.77 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 03:41:17 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Laventille (c. 157 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Chaguanas (c. 67 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Mon Repos (c. 56 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Fernando (c. 55 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Port-of-Spain (c. 49 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Arima (c. 35 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Princes Town, Peñal, Siparia.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km ENE of Gueiria, Venezuela. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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