A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Guantánamo in Cuba. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -75.3646 West, latitude 19.6953 North, depth = 10 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:19:34 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 01:19:34 / January 17, 2021 @ 1:19 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d0uk. Unique identifier: us7000d0uk.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Río Guayabal de Yateras, San Luis, Santiago de Cuba (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Santiago de Cuba (c. 555 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Guantánamo (c. 272 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from San Luis (c. 67 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Río Guayabal de Yateras (c. 25 800 pop). Close country/countries, Cuba (c. 11 423 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 52 km SSW of Guantánamo, Cuba. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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