A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 103 km ESE of East End, Cayman Islands (64 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -80.1559° West, 19.0825° North. Event id: us7000bjq6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bjq6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:00:05 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/20 / 2020-09-08 13:00:05 / September 8, 2020 @ 1:00 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 103 km ESE of East End, Cayman Islands.
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