Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 56 km southwest of Punto Fijo, Venezuela, on Wednesday, 28 April 2021 at 02:23 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 29 km depth
28 Apr 02:48 UTC: First to report: FUNVISIS after 25 minutes.
Depth: 28.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.45°N / 70.65°W (Caribbean Sea, Venezuela)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) WSW of Punta Cardon (pop: 58,900) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) WSW of Punto Fijo (pop: 131,800) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) W of Coro (pop: 195,200) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) NE of Maracaibo (pop: 2,225,000) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SSW of Oraniestat (Oranjestad-West, Aruba) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) NE of Cabimas (pop: 200,800) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) NNW of Carora (pop: 93,800) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) WSW of Willemstad (Curaçao) (pop: 125,000) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) NW of Barquisimeto (pop: 809,500) --> See nearby quakes!
425 km (264 mi) WNW of Caracas (pop: 3,000,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: FUNVISIS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.6||29 km||32 Km Al Norte De Capatarida, Venezuela||FUNVISIS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.