Major magnitude 7.7 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 90 km northeast of Guarenas, Municipio Zamora, Miranda, Venezuela, on Monday, October 29, 1900 at 09:11 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.7 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 90 km northeast of Guarenas, Municipio Zamora, Miranda, Venezuela, on Monday, October 29, 1900 at 09:11 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.7 earthquake at 0 km depth

Date & time: Oct 29, 1900 09:11:00 UTC
Magnitude: 7.7
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11°N / 66°W (Caribbean Sea, Venezuela)
Antipode: 11°S / 114°E
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 mi) NE of Guarenas (pop: 181,600) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) NE of Caucagüito (pop: 52,600) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NE of Petare (pop: 364,700) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) ENE of Caracas (pop: 3,000,000) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) NE of Santa Teresa del Tuy (pop: 278,900) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) ENE of Los Teques (pop: 140,600) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) ENE of Maracay (pop: 1,754,300) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) ESE of Kralendijk (Caribbean Netherlands) (pop: 3,080) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) ESE of Willemstad (Curaçao) (pop: 125,000) --> See nearby quakes!
470 km (292 mi) ESE of Oraniestat (Oranjestad-West, Aruba) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1016 joules (6219 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5.4 x 106 tons of TNT or 334.4 atomic bombs!) More info
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7.70 kmoffshore Miranda, VenezuelaUSGS
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Petare, Municipio Sucre, Miranda (104.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Error del sistema. (reported through our app)  
near Guanambi (3818.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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