A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 44 kilometers (27 miles) from East End in Cayman Islands on Thursday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:58:41 / 1:58 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -80.9607° West, 18.9271° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us60007kae. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007kae. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/01/20 / 2020-01-30 18:58:41 / January 30, 2020 @ 6:58 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was West Bay, George Town, Bodden Town. Country/countries that might be effected, Cayman Islands (c. 44 000 pop). Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from George Town (c. 29 400 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from West Bay (c. 11 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Bodden Town (c. 10 300 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 two, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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