A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Lethem in Guyana. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us6000dh2e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dh2e. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/02/21 / 2021-02-07 22:40:46 / February 7, 2021 @ 10:40 pm. The temblor was picked up at 22:40:46 / 10:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -59.5583 West, latitude 2.6154 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 90 km (56 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).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 89 km SSE of Lethem, Guyana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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