Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 269 km northwest of Kingston, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica, Cayman Islands, on 2020-10-28 02:45:59 -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 269 km northwest of Kingston, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica, Cayman Islands, on 2020-10-28 02:45:59

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 1 km depth

28 Oct 09:00 UTC: First to report: INETER after 14 minutes.
28 Oct 09:07: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.2. Epicenter location corrected by 30 km (18.8 mi) towards NNE.
Date & time: 28 Oct 2020 08:45:59 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-28 02:45:59
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.484°N / 78.804°W (Cayman Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
143 km (89 mi) WSW of Niquero (Cuba) (pop: 18,800)
146 km (91 mi) NW of Montego Bay (Jamaica) (pop: 82,900)
157 km (98 mi) NNW of Savanna-la-Mar (Savanna la Mar, Jamaica) (pop: 16,600)
161 km (100 mi) SSW of Santa Cruz del Sur (Cuba) (pop: 34,600)
200 km (124 mi) WSW of Manzanillo (Cuba) (pop: 128,200)
243 km (151 mi) E of East End (pop: 1,640)
271 km (168 mi) E of George Town (pop: 29,400)
274 km (170 mi) E of West Bay (pop: 11,300)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 28.1°C (83 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from E
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.21 km176 Km Al Oeste De Marea Del Portillo, Cuba, Cayman IslandsINETER

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