A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Guisa in Cuba. The temblor was detected at 17:41:22 / 5:41 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009net. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009net. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -76.4107 West, latitude 19.7178 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 22:41:22 / May 17, 2020 @ 10:41 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yara, San Luis, Bayamo. Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Santiago de Cuba (c. 555 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamo (c. 192 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Palma Soriano (c. 102 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Contramaestre (c. 70 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from San Luis (c. 67 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Bartolomé Masó (c. 53 000 pop). Close country/countries, Cuba (c. 11 423 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 60 km SSE of Guisa, Cuba. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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