Friday 23 August, 2019

Two earthquakes strike near Carúpano, Venezuela overnight

The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre has reported two earthquakes which occurred near Carúpano, Venezuela overnight.

A 4.6 earthquake struck around 2:25 am while a 4.9 earthquake struck around 00:59 am.

The preliminary details are as follows:

UWI, SRC - Automatic Earthquake Location

DATE AND TIME:
2019-01-15 02:25 am (Local Time)
2019-01-15 06:25 (UTC)

MAGNITUDE:
4.6

LOCATION:
Latitude: 10.46N
Longitude: 63.20W
Depth: 10 km

NEARBY CITIES:
23 km S of Carúpano, Venezuela
78 km N of Maturín, Venezuela
91 km SE of Porlamar, Venezuela

 

UWI, SRC - Automatic Earthquake Location

DATE AND TIME:
2019-01-15 00:59 am (Local Time)
2019-01-15 04:59 (UTC)

MAGNITUDE:
4.9

LOCATION:
Latitude: 10.51N
Longitude: 63.27W
Depth: 10 km

NEARBY CITIES:
18 km SSW of Carúpano, Venezuela
81 km SE of Porlamar, Venezuela
85 km N of Maturín, Venezuela

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DISCLAIMER: this event has NOT been reviewed by an analyst. It was automatically located by a seismological computational system, therefore, it is a PRELIMINARY result and this may vary when new additional data are processed.

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