A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Punta Cardón in Venezuela on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 126.16 km (78 miles). Exact location, longitude -70.7761° West, latitude 11.3594° North, depth = 126.16 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:33:48 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/06/20 / 2020-06-26 10:33:48 / June 26, 2020 @ 10:33 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ac0z. Unique identifier: us7000ac0z.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punto Fijo, Punta Cardón. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Punto Fijo (c. 131 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Punta Cardón (c. 58 900 pop).
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 two 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 69 km WSW of Punta Cardón, Venezuela.
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