A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 54 kilometers (34 miles) from East End in Cayman Islands on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -80.7386 West, latitude 18.962 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/01/20 / 2020-01-29 15:01:40 / January 29, 2020 @ 3:01 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007jkp. Unique identifier: us60007jkp. The temblor was picked up at 10:01:40 / 10:01 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was West Bay, George Town, Bodden Town. Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from George Town (c. 29 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from West Bay (c. 11 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Bodden Town (c. 10 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Cayman Islands (c. 44 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 54 km SE of East End, Cayman Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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