A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 159 km ESE of Rio Claro, Trinidad and Tobago (99 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:48:48 / 2:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -59.8452° West, 9.7238° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/11/20 / 2020-11-24 14:48:48 / November 24, 2020 @ 2:48 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ckdn. Unique identifier: us7000ckdn.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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