A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Güiria in Venezuela. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 00:03:46 / August 2, 2020 @ 12:03 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 91.73 km, -62.5503° West, 10.7665° North. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:03:46 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b885. Id of event: us6000b885. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91.73 km (57 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carúpano, Güiria (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Carúpano (c. 112 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 34 km NW of Güiria, Venezuela.
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