A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Lethem in Guyana. Exact location of earthquake, -59.6288° West, 2.6443° North, depth 9.68 km. Unique identifier: us6000ddge. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ddge. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 19:05:15 / January 31, 2021 @ 7:05 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.68 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:05:15 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Lethem (c. 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lethem (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guyana (c. 748 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 has struck near.
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