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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Near Coast of Venezuela on Monday, 9 September 2019

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Near Coast of Venezuela on Monday, 9 September 2019
Date & time: Monday, 9 September 2019 18:05 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.53°N / 64.53°W (Venezuela)
Nearest volcano: St. Catherine (350 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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
Mon, 9 Sep 2019
Mon, 9 Sep 18:05 UTCM 5.5 / 10 kmOffshore Anzoategui, VenezuelaEMSC
Mon, 9 Sep 18:05 UTCM 5.3 / 5.9 km21 Km al suroeste de Araya (Venezuela)FUNVISIS
Mon, 9 Sep 18:05 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km18km WSW of Araya, VenezuelaUSGS
Mon, 9 Sep 18:05 UTCM 5.4 / 10 kmNear Coast of VenezuelaGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Puerto la cruz / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I felt movement in my couch and I see lamps moving
Anaco (122.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(77.6 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(254.6 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Lechería, (43.1 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): At ground level, I felt that the chair was shaken 2 times, not very strong, but in this area the freatic level is very close to the surface and the ground is silt and sand. (via app)
(43.9 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Porlamar / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Guarenas / MMI IV (Light shaking)
katy (256.2 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Margarita Island / MMI III (Weak shaking)
LECHERIA ANZOATEGUI VENEZUELA / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Cumana (41.1 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (289 km W from epicenter)(no details): En la capital Mirandina se sintió,leve y pocos segundos,pero si se sintió (via EMSC)
Caracas (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (270 km W from epicenter)(no details): Leve movimiento. Cómo un mareo. (via EMSC)
Caracas (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (270 km W from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió leve pero largo. (via EMSC)
Altamira (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (267 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt this quake in Caracas (via EMSC)
Santa Paula (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (266 km W from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio leve ondulacion sensacion de mareo. (via EMSC)
(Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (87 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Pampatar isla de Margarita se sintió (via EMSC)
(Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (341 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Piso 12 se sintió fuerte. (via EMSC)
San Jacinto (Urbanización) (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (310 km W from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió en Maracay (via EMSC)
El Refugio (Sector) (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (240 km W from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio leve y corta duración aqui en Caracas (via EMSC)
Lomas de Terrabella (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (235 km W from epicenter)(no details): Sentido en Manzanares, Caracas. (via EMSC)
Los Naranjos (Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (230 km W from epicenter)(no details): En el hatillo en caracas se sintió. Leve pero si se sintió. (via EMSC)
(Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)) (111 km NE from epicenter)(no details): solo se sintió leve vibración (via EMSC)

 

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