A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Gueiria in Venezuela. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:07:36 / 12:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 81.01 km, -61.9952° West, 10.963° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 81.01 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/19 / 2019-11-13 16:07:36 / November 13, 2019 @ 4:07 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70006aji. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006aji.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Point Fortin, Arima, Couva (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Laventille (c. 157 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Chaguanas (c. 67 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Port-of-Spain (c. 49 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Arima (c. 35 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Point Fortin (c. 19 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 53 km NE of Gueiria, Venezuela. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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