A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Barinas, Venezuela kilometers (0 miles) from Barinas, Venezuela. The temblor was picked up at 06:48:11 / 6:48 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000csd9. Event ids that are associated: us7000csd9. Global time and date of event 19/12/20 / 2020-12-19 06:48:11 / December 19, 2020 @ 6:48 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -70.5573 West, latitude 8.5846 North, depth = 12.58 km. 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 12.58 km (8 miles).
Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Barinas (c. 353 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Mérida (c. 300 000 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Alto Barinas (c. 284 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mucumpiz (c. 215 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Ejido (c. 106 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Valera (c. 93 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Trujillo (c. 38 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Trujillo, Valera, Ejido (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop).
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 was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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