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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Near Coast of Venezuela on Thursday, 27 December 2018

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Near Coast of Venezuela on Thursday, 27 December 2018
Date & time: Thursday, 27 December 2018 08:59 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.32°N / 68.02°W (Venezuela)
Nearest volcano: St. Catherine (722 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5.6*10^12 J (1.56 GWh / 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 27 Dec 2018
Thu, 27 Dec 08:59 UTCM 5.6 / 2 kmCARABOBO, VENEZUELAEMSC
Thu, 27 Dec 08:59 UTCM 4.9 / 9.4 km12 Km al noroeste de ValenciaFUNVISIS
Thu, 27 Dec 08:59 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km- 5km ENE of San Diego, VenezuelaUSGS
Thu, 27 Dec 08:59 UTCM 5.5 / 59.4 kmNear Coast of VenezuelaGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Trigal Norte Valencia Venezuela / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Estaba por levantarme de la cama cuando el movimiento me hizo caer. Un gran rugió desde el fondo de la tierra. Muchas sacudidas.
(13 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): It was a heavy quake and I felt at least 10 aftershocks an hour after the first stroke
(6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): strong sound from beneath. Short but strong shaking. No damage. Loose objects felt down. Several repetitions.
Guacara, Urbanización Ciudad Alianza (18.9 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Me desperté en medio de lo que parecía un trueno, y después de un par de segundos mi cama empezó a golpear durantefuertemente contra la pared hacia adelante y hacia atrás. Tomé a mi niño en los brazos y corrí hacía el frente de mi casa donde se encontraban todos los vecinos de mi cuadra alarmados y algo asustados. Unos 13 minutos despues sentimos la réplica un poco mas leve, y media hora después otro nuevo sacudón que nos terminó de iniciar el día.
Valencia, apartment building - 7th floor / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Strong shaking. Fell out of bed and couldn’t get up from the floor. Electricity went out. Closets opened and things fell off of shelf.
Hotel Marriott Playa Grande Caracas / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Naguanagua / MMI VI (Strong shaking): The movement of the building was felt by all in the apartment. It lasted like 20 seconds and then after a little while we felt other shorter movement.
(30.8 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
caracas, el valle / MMI VI (Strong shaking): mi cama se movió tanto que me despertó, vivo en el piso 4
(718.9 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
SD (11.7 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Moderado (via app)
Caracas (117.8 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I felt the shaken of the bed, rattling walls sound. After jumping out of bed it was sort of difficult to walk. Then it stopped after 20 seconds approximately. Stsrted againg about 5 minutes for 10 to 15 seconds more.
Caracas / MMI VI (Strong shaking): It was quite my bed started to shake which woke me up.
Caracas, Venezuela / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Zona este de la ciudad de Caracas / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Chacao / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Woke me up. Bed was shaking and doors moving back and forth. I also heard a roar noise coming from outside.
Caracas / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Montalbán, Caracas / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Caracas, Venezuela (131 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Caracas (131.3 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Bejuma / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Strong but didnt last long
Caracas, LaTahona / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Barquisimeto / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Caracas / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Caracas, Baruta (126 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Not very alarming. Felt vibrations 3 times (one just after another)
Caracas, Venezuela / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It woke me up.
(123.2 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Caracas / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Caracas / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(121.6 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Se sintió como una sacudida de arriba hacia abajo. Unos 5 segundos. A las 5 am hora de Caracas.
Caracas, El Cafetal / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Aragua, Maracay (47.6 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Movimiento de la cama y objetos alrededor (via app)
San Diego Venezuela / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Caracas / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Caracas, Venezuela / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
los palos grandes / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
maracaymel limon (42.2 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Guarenas / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
caracas / MMI IV (Light shaking): I live in an 11th floor so it was kind of shaky, but it is the regular feeling when it happens (not often)
(1.2 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Caracas (123.1 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Muy bed shuddered so much (via app)
Caracas / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Bejuma / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was sleeping and then i have to go outside, it Woke me up by a second
Caracas / MMI IV (Light shaking)
El Paraiso, Caracas / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Barquisimeto (1 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Caracas Venezuela, southeast of city 3rd floor of / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Caracas, Av. Este 2 (124.3 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(122.5 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Maracay, Estado Aragua / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Ud3 caricuao (115.3 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
Caracas, La Castellana / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(126.9 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
caracas (126.9 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Me despertó (via app)
Caracas Venezuela / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
La Victoria (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (79 km E from epicenter)(no details): LArgo (via EMSC)
(Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (20 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Yo vivo en la trigaleña y luego del primer temblor hubieron 3 replicas cada una más suave que la otra Como era de esperarse lo que me pareció raro es que en la 4ta replica fue de mayor intensidad que en las réplicas anteriores y luego hubo otra leve (via EMSC)
(Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (20 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Fue una sacudida muy fuerte que arrojó cosas al piso y tambien movió cosas pesadas. La duracion de éste fue larga. El rugir de la Tierra fue estremecedor. (via EMSC)
Parroquia Naiguatá (Venezuela) (142 km E from epicenter)(no details): Me desperto...pero no supe distinguir que era un temblor (via EMSC)
(Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (138 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió fuerte aquí en Calabozo Edo Guárico Venezuela y varios réplicas menores más. (via EMSC)
(Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (20 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Fue muy fuerte (via EMSC)
Portachuelo (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (10 km S from epicenter)(no details): Strong sounds and few replies (via EMSC)
Prebo I (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (8 km S from epicenter)(no details): Fuertes replicas aproximadamente 3 fuertes, 9 segundos, ruido estruendoso. (via EMSC)
Las Quintas de Naguanagua (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (7 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Moviendo sísmico a esta hora de 3.1 zona trigal valencia (via EMSC)
(Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (402 km E from epicenter)(no details): Lo sentí y me asustó mucho (via EMSC)
Barquisimeto (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (149 km W from epicenter)(no details): Arrecho (via EMSC)
El Llanito (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (137 km E from epicenter)(no details): Leve movimiento sentido en caracas... (via EMSC)
La California Sur (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (136 km E from epicenter)(no details): Me despertó movimiento de cama y ruido de ventanas. Luego se sintió Réplica más suave. (via EMSC)
Oripoto (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (135 km E from epicenter)(no details): Breve pero lo suficiente para despertarme (via EMSC)
Santa Paula (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (134 km E from epicenter)(no details): Fue fuerte vibraron todos los ventanales 2 veces.... (via EMSC)
Santa Inés (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (132 km E from epicenter)(no details): Acostado la cama empezó a moverse (via EMSC)
Charallave (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (131 km E from epicenter)(no details): Fue un movimie nto muy fuerte Miranda (via EMSC)
Caracas (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (130 km E from epicenter)(no details): Minutos después repitió con mayor intensidad y duración (via EMSC)
Caracas (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (130 km E from epicenter)(no details): Suficientemente fuerte para despertarme y salir corriendo (via EMSC)
Caracas (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (130 km E from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte temblor sentido en la Candelaria Caracas (via EMSC)
Los Rosales (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (128 km E from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte AV roosevelt (via EMSC)
El Paraíso (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (125 km E from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte los dos temblores. Me desperto el primero y eso que tengo el sueño pesado. Tenia miedo (via EMSC)
23 de Enero (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (124 km E from epicenter)(no details): Me despertó. Se movía fuerte la cama y los vidrios de la ventana (via EMSC)
Ops (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (120 km E from epicenter)(no details): San Antonio de Los Altos, Edo Miranda, Venezuela, se sintió fuerte, ruido de vidrios y movimiento de colgantes. (via EMSC)
Llano Alto (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (118 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió el fuerte temblor mientras dormia (via EMSC)
San Jacinto (Urbanización) (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (54 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió fuerte (via EMSC)
Libertador Fundación Maracay (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (49 km E from epicenter)(no details): Solo se sintio, y vibro un poco (via EMSC)
(Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (20 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Muy fuerte por unos 7 seg aproximadamente. (via EMSC)
(Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (20 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Me hizo salir en pantaletas al pasillo del edificio (via EMSC)
(Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (20 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Fue fuerte, no pude levantarme de la cama mientras ocurría (via EMSC)
(Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (20 km E from epicenter)(no details): Primer temblor a las 4:59am durando 6segundos, luego varias replicas siendo la 4ta más fuerte hasta pudiendo escucharse. (via EMSC)
La Trigaleña (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (10 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio fuerte y con ruido por 6 a 8 segundos, (via EMSC)
Terraza de los Nísperos (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (10 km S from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte sismo, dormidos nos despertamos y difícil mantener calma (via EMSC)
La Granja (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (6 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Muchas replicas similares luego del primero que sentimos (via EMSC)
La Granja (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (6 km SE from epicenter)(no details): fue fuerte pero corto de verdad fue una desagradable experiencia gracias a dios se mantuvo la calma (via EMSC)
La Granja (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (6 km SE from epicenter)(no details): reeplicas fuertes (via EMSC)
(Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (408 km SE from epicenter)(no details): First i felt a littke vibration coming fron The floor, 3 seconds after strong movement of the building for about 7 seconds (via EMSC)
La Vaquera (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (157 km E from epicenter)(no details): Ruido en ventanas, corta duración (via EMSC)
Zona Industrial (Sector) (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (145 km W from epicenter)(no details): Estoy en la Cuidad de Barquisimeto y fue tan fuerte que me despertó el movimiento de la cama (via EMSC)
Miranda (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (141 km E from epicenter)(no details): It shake strongly but short (via EMSC)
Caraballeda (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (139 km E from epicenter)(no details): Estaba durmiendo y el movimiento ondulante de la cama me despertó (via EMSC)
(Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (138 km E from epicenter)(no details): At 5:00 Caracas time (via EMSC)
San Luis (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (134 km E from epicenter)(no details): En Caracas, 7 mo piso se sacudió la estructura por 2 segundos (via EMSC)
El Dorado (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (133 km E from epicenter)(no details): Short time but strong (via EMSC)
Caracas (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (130 km E from epicenter)(no details): Suficientemente fuerte para despertarme. Sacudió la cama y las ventanas. (via EMSC)
Caracas (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (130 km E from epicenter)(no details): I Live near a birds reservoir; the birds were comes to yell and make noise as a panic one. A lots of them, at seconds of that I felt the earthquake (via EMSC)
Caracas (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (130 km E from epicenter)(no details): Wake me up. Hear and see the windows moving. (via EMSC)
Caracas (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (130 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio por 5 segundos (via EMSC)
Caracas (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (130 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió fuerte en la Candelaria Caracas (via EMSC)
Caracas (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (130 km E from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte temblor en la zona de El Junquito Distrito Capital hora 5:00 am Caracas Venezuela (via EMSC)
Valle Abajo (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (129 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió en Caracas. Corto pero un poco intenso. (via EMSC)
Fuerte Tiuna (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (127 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió lo suficiente para despertar (via EMSC)
El Refugio (Sector) (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (124 km E from epicenter)(no details): Moderado, bastante largo en duracion (via EMSC)
(Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (120 km E from epicenter)(no details): Estaba durmiendo y me despertó el sonido de ventanas y puertas. Mis perros se pusieron alertas. Duración de 5 o 6 segundos (via EMSC)
Club de Campo (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (117 km E from epicenter)(no details): Vibraba toda la casa , escala 4 a 5 richter le calculé (via EMSC)
Caricuao (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (116 km E from epicenter)(no details): Hubo 2 réplicas no tan fuertes como el primero (via EMSC)
Villa de Cura (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (69 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Me despertó. (via EMSC)
San Jacinto (Urbanización) (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (54 km E from epicenter)(no details): De nuevo esta temblando (via EMSC)
Terraza de los Nísperos (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (12 km S from epicenter)(no details): Muy fuerte en Valencia. Edo. Carabobo (via EMSC)
(Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (12 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Aunque de menor intensidad que el anterior, fue de mayor duración. (via EMSC)
Las Clavellinas (Urbanización) (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (10 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio muy fuerte. Ruido y largo (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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