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Strong earthquake 6 mag, 29 km NE of Yaguaraparo, Venezuela

Earthquake location 10.753S, -62.6296WA earthquake with magnitude 6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Yaguaraparo in Venezuela. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -62.6296 West, latitude 10.753 North, depth = 87.436 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 87.436 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 03:58:00 / 3:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/06/24 / 2024-06-23 03:58:00 / June 23, 2024 @ 3:58 am. Id of earthquake: us7000mu1p. Event ids that are associated: us7000mu1p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port-of-Spain, Point Fortin, Petit Valley (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Carúpano (c. 112 100 pop), 122 km (76 miles) from Port-of-Spain (c. 49 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop), 121 km (75 miles) from Point Fortin (c. 19 100 pop), 120 km (75 miles) from Petit Valley (c. 8 100 pop).

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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 29 km NE of Yaguaraparo, Venezuela. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -62.6296° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.753° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 87.436 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29 km NE of Yaguaraparo, Venezuela Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-23 03:58:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-23 04:20:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 12 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.563 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 560 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 131 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.671 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 21 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000mu1p Id of event.
Event Code 7000mu1p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mu1p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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