A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Guisa in Cuba. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 23:00:22 / May 17, 2020 @ 11:00 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -76.433° West, 19.7207° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 18:00:22 / 6:00 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009nev. Unique identifier: us70009nev. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Cuba (c. 11 423 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cauto Cristo, Yara, San Luis (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Santiago de Cuba (c. 555 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamo (c. 192 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Palma Soriano (c. 102 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Contramaestre (c. 70 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Luis (c. 67 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Bartolomé Masó (c. 53 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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