Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Venezuela: 16 Km Al Suroeste De La Victoria on Saturday, Oct 9, 2021 11:33 pm (GMT -4) -

Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Venezuela: 16 Km Al Suroeste De La Victoria on Saturday, Oct 9, 2021 11:33 pm (GMT -4)

Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 7 km depth

10 Oct 03:41 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 9 minutes.
10 Oct 04:04: Now using data updates from FUNVISIS
Date & time: Oct 10, 2021 03:33:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Oct 9, 2021 11:33 pm (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 2.5
Depth: 7.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.15°N / 67.44°W (Aragua, Venezuela)
Antipode: 10.15°S / 112.56°E
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SSE of Cagua (pop: 119,000) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) SSW of San Mateo (pop: 50,400) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SSE of Turmero (pop: 344,700) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) ESE of Palo Negro (pop: 128,900) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) NNE of Villa de Cura (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SW of La Victoria (pop: 87,000) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ESE of Maracay (Estado Aragua) (pop: 1,754,300) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SE of El Limon (pop: 148,200) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) NNW of San Juan de Los Morros (Estado Guárico) (pop: 87,700) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) WSW of Caracas (Distrito Federal) (pop: 3,000,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 21.9°C (71 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NE
Primary data source: FUNVISIS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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2.57.4 kmVenezuela: 16 Km Al Suroeste De La VictoriaFUNVISIS

User reports for this quake (6)

At magnitude 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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El Limón Estado Aragua Venezuela / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
Maracay / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
BED (16 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : I am sleeping and I feel one strange punch on the bed  
Maracay / Weak shaking (MMI III) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s : Only I hear  
Maracay el limón / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Un crujido más que vibración  
Maracay (26.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short : un solo golpe  
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