A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Niquero in Cuba. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b3mr. Id of event: us6000b3mr. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 19:11:48 / July 24, 2020 @ 7:11 pm. The temblor was detected at 19:11:48 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.07 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -78.0639 West, latitude 19.4973 North, depth = 10.07 km.
The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Niquero (c. 18 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Media Luna (c. 16 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Cuba (c. 11 423 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Media Luna, Niquero (min 5000 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 79 km SW of Niquero, Cuba.
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