A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 40 kilometers (25 miles) from East End in Cayman Islands on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us70007k4v. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007k4v. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -80.9146° West, 18.9865° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 16:58:57 / 4:58 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 28/01/20 / 2020-01-28 21:58:57 / January 28, 2020 @ 9:58 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was West Bay, George Town, Bodden Town (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (36 miles) from George Town (c. 29 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from West Bay (c. 11 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Bodden Town (c. 10 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Cayman Islands (c. 44 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km SSE of East End, Cayman Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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