A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 75 kilometers (47 miles) from East End in Cayman Islands on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 01:12:23 / 1:12 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60006p4t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006p4t. Exact location of event, longitude -80.4345 West, latitude 19.0991 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/12/19 / 2019-12-09 06:12:23 / December 9, 2019 @ 6:12 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from George Town (c. 29 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Bodden Town (c. 10 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was George Town, Bodden Town (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Cayman Islands (c. 44 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 75 km ESE of East End, Cayman Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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