A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Porlamar in Venezuela on Tuesday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:54:17 / 11:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us6000c843. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c843. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/10/20 / 2020-10-13 11:54:17 / October 13, 2020 @ 11:54 am. Exact location, longitude -63.8506° West, latitude 10.7862° North, depth = 10 km.
Event epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Cumaná (c. 257 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Carúpano (c. 112 100 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Porlamar (c. 87 100 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from La Asunción (c. 35 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Juan Griego (c. 28 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carúpano, Cumaná, Juan Griego (min 5000 pop).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 19 km S of Porlamar, Venezuela.
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