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Event status: uncertain, preliminary [?]

Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: 4.7 km northeast of Maracay, Municipio Girardot, Aragua, Venezuela, Sunday, Aug 7, 2022 at 12:04 am (GMT -4) -

Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: 4.7 km northeast of Maracay, Municipio Girardot, Aragua, Venezuela, Sunday, Aug 7, 2022 at 12:04 am (GMT -4) Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: 4.7 km northeast of Maracay, Municipio Girardot, Aragua, Venezuela, Sunday, Aug 7, 2022 at 12:04 am (GMT -4)
7 Aug 04:11 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 7 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 7, 2022 04:04:25 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Aug 7, 2022 at 12:04 am (GMT -4)
Statusuncertain, preliminary
Magnitudeunknown (3.6?)
Depth20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude10.26838°N / 67.56461°W (Aragua, Venezuela)
Antipode10.268°S / 112.435°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt6 reports
Primary data sourceVolcanoDiscovery (User-reported shaking)
Nearby towns and cities5 km (3 mi) NE of Maracay (Estado Aragua) (pop: 1,754,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
8 km (5 mi) ESE of El Limon (pop: 148,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
11 km (7 mi) NNW of Palo Negro (pop: 128,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
11 km (7 mi) WNW of Turmero (pop: 344,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) NW of Cagua (pop: 119,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (10 mi) WNW of San Mateo (pop: 50,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (11 mi) E of Mariara (Estado Carabobo) (pop: 105,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) WSW of Caracas (Distrito Federal) (pop: 3,000,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 21.2°C (70 F), humidity: 90%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NE
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Maracay, Municipio Girardot, Estado Aragua (1.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Un golpe con vibración | 2 users found this interesting.  
  • El golpe de la vaina mía. Te taladra la raba
Maracay, Urb. El Castaño. Norte de Maracay / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Vibración, continua leve. | 2 users found this interesting.  
  • Yo puedo lograr que la poronga mia te sacuda hasta que deje de ser leve
Maracay estado aragua (2.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Maracay la cooperativa (1.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / complex rolling (tilting in multiple directions) / 1-2 s : Estaba en la Cama leyendo, pero lo sentí muy débil pero acompañado del sonido  
El Limón, municipio Mario Briceño Iragorry estad / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Caña de azúcar / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short

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