A earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from East End in Cayman Islands on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 28/01/20 / 2020-01-28 21:55:16 / January 28, 2020 @ 9:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -80.7142° West, latitude 18.9457° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00q4u7k4, pt20028002, us60007iig. Id of event: us60007iig. The temblor was reported at 16:55:16 / 4:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near East End in Cayman Islands (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Cayman Islands (c. 44 000 pop). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from George Town (c. 29 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from West Bay (c. 11 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bodden Town (c. 10 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was West Bay, George Town, Bodden Town (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 57 km SE of East End, Cayman Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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