A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Bodden Town in Cayman Islands. Global time and date of event 29/01/20 / 2020-01-29 20:54:16 / January 29, 2020 @ 8:54 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us60007jgx. Event ids that are associated: us60007jgx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -81.1719° West, 18.8686° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:54:16 / 3:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Cayman Islands (c. 44 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from George Town (c. 29 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from West Bay (c. 11 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Bodden Town (c. 10 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was West Bay, George Town, Bodden Town (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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