A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from George Town in Cayman Islands. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000csk6. Id of event: us6000csk6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:50:01 / 4:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -81.4154 West, latitude 18.8441 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/11/20 / 2020-11-25 16:50:01 / November 25, 2020 @ 4:50 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was West Bay, Bodden Town, George Town (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (31 miles) from George Town (c. 29 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from West Bay (c. 11 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Bodden Town (c. 10 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Cayman Islands (c. 44 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 49 km S of George Town, Cayman Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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