A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Bodden Town in Cayman Islands on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000851k. Event ids that are associated: us6000851k. The temblor was picked up at 19:25:19 / 7:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -81.2648 West, latitude 18.6867 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 00:25:19 / February 27, 2020 @ 12:25 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was West Bay, George Town, Bodden Town. The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from George Town (c. 29 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from West Bay (c. 11 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Bodden Town (c. 10 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Cayman Islands (c. 44 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 66 km S of Bodden Town, Cayman Islands.
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