A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from El Tocuyo in Venezuela. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:42:09 / 8:42 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000amnl. Event ids that are associated: us7000amnl. Exact location of event, longitude -69.82 West, latitude 9.4486 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/07/20 / 2020-07-13 08:42:09 / July 13, 2020 @ 8:42 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Barquisimeto (c. 809 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Acarigua (c. 143 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Guanare (c. 112 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Carora (c. 93 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Valera (c. 93 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Araure (c. 73 100 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from El Tocuyo (c. 53 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Los Rastrojos, Barquisimeto, Valera (min 5000 pop).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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