A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Güiria in Venezuela. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.81 km (65 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:44:53 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000derm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000derm. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/01/21 / 2021-01-30 05:44:53 / January 30, 2021 @ 5:44 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -62.5292 West, latitude 10.5898 North, depth = 103.81 km.
Close country/countries, Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Carúpano (c. 112 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Carúpano, Güiria.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 25 km W of Güiria, Venezuela.
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