Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - - 17km SSE of Biscucuy, Venezuela, on 2016-10-26 19:01:03 -04:30
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Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
26 Oct 23:50 UTC: First to report: USGS after 19 minutes.
Date & time: 26 Oct 2016 23:31:03 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2016-10-26 19:01:03 -04:30
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.2275°N / 69.9023°W (Venezuela)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) NW of Guanare (pop: 112,300) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) S of Tocuyo (pop: 53,100) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) NNE of Barinas (pop: 353,400) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) E of Valera (pop: 93,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) WSW of Araure (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) WSW of Acarigua (pop: 143,700) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) SE of Maracaibo (pop: 2,225,000) --> See nearby quakes!
337 km (210 mi) SSW of Willemstad (Curaçao) (pop: 125,000) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (224 mi) WSW of Caracas (pop: 3,000,000) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (231 mi) SSW of Kralendijk (Caribbean Netherlands) (pop: 3,080) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||10 km||- 17km SSE of Biscucuy, Venezuela||USGS|
|M 4.5||10 km||PORTUGUESA, VENEZUELA||EMSC|
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