A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from East End in Cayman Islands. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:41:56 / 7:41 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007in9. Id of event: us60007in9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/20 / 2020-01-29 00:41:56 / January 29, 2020 @ 12:41 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -80.8361 West, latitude 18.9233 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Cayman Islands (c. 44 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was West Bay, George Town, Bodden Town (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from George Town (c. 29 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from West Bay (c. 11 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Bodden Town (c. 10 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 51 km SE of East End, Cayman Islands.
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