A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Güiria in Venezuela on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 110.14 km, -62.7629° West, 10.6076° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d2e5. Id of event: us7000d2e5. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:45:11 / 2:45 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/01/21 / 2021-01-14 14:45:11 / January 14, 2021 @ 2:45 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 110.14 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Carúpano (c. 112 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carúpano, Güiria.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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.
How would you describe the shaking?
Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 50 km W of Güiria, Venezuela.
Copyright © 2021 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.