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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 11km S of Sanare, Venezuela on Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 11km S of Sanare, Venezuela on Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - 11km S of Sanare, Venezuela on Wednesday, 19 February 2014
Date & time: Wednesday, 19 February 2014 11:10 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 06:40:12
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.6462°N / 69.6467°W (Venezuela)
Nearest volcano: San Diego (733 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.1*10^13 J (3.12 GWh / 2682 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 19 Feb 2014
Wed, 19 Feb 11:10 UTCM 5.3 / 7 km VenezuelaGFZ
Wed, 19 Feb 11:10 UTCM 5.3 / 20 kmLARA, VENEZUELAEMSC

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(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Merida (Venezuela) (183 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It was an horizontal movement not vertical, but it last just for 2-3 seconds. It was not noise, just the displacement feeling, like a rocking chair. I live on the Bocono fault at Merida City, Venezuela; geographic coordinates 8.59 -71.15 (according google maps) (via EMSC)

 

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