A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from East End in Cayman Islands. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -80.7182° West, 19.02° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 21:50:21 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70007kvz. Event ids that are associated: us70007kvz. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/01/20 / 2020-01-29 02:50:21 / January 29, 2020 @ 2:50 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from George Town (c. 29 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from West Bay (c. 11 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bodden Town (c. 10 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Cayman Islands (c. 44 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was West Bay, George Town, Bodden Town.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 52 km SE of East End, Cayman Islands.
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