A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from George Town in Cayman Islands. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009eb9. Id of event: us60009eb9. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/04/20 / 2020-04-28 06:24:13 / April 28, 2020 @ 6:24 am. Exact location of earthquake, -81.3578° West, 18.9472° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 01:24:13 / 1:24 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Cayman Islands (c. 44 000 pop). Event epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from George Town (c. 29 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from West Bay (c. 11 300 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Bodden Town (c. 10 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was West Bay, Bodden Town, George Town (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 37 km S of George Town, Cayman Islands.
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