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Terremoto moderato mag. 4.4 - 15 km a est da El Vigia, Municipio Alberto Adriani, Mérida, Venezuela, sabato, 13 ago 2022 03:10 (GMT -4) -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.4 - 15 km a est da El Vigia, Municipio Alberto Adriani, Mérida, Venezuela, sabato, 13 ago 2022 03:10 (GMT -4) Terremoto moderato mag. 4.4 - 15 km a est da El Vigia, Municipio Alberto Adriani, Mérida, Venezuela, sabato, 13 ago 2022 03:10 (GMT -4)

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.4 a 10 km di profondità

13 Aug 07:14 UTC: Primo a segnalare: VolcanoDiscovery dopo 4 minuti.
13 Aug 07:16: Ora utilizzando nuova fonte di dati: RaspberryShake
13 Aug 07:34: Ora utilizzando nuova fonte di dati: USGS
Update Sat, 13 Aug 2022, 07:39

Moderate magnitude 4.4 quake hits 15 km east of El Vigia, Venezuela early morning

4.4 quake 13 Aug 3:10 am (GMT -4)
4.4 quake 13 Aug 3:10 am (GMT -4)
The United States Geological Survey reported a magnitude 4.4 quake in Venezuela near El Vigia, Municipio Alberto Adriani, Mérida, only 29 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Saturday, August 13th, 2022, at 3:10 am local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.4 earthquake as well. A third agency, the citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake, reported the same quake at magnitude 4.4.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In La Azulita (pop. 17,100) located 13 km from the epicenter, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in El Vigia (pop. 59,100) located 15 km from the epicenter, Lagunillas (pop. 28,200) 21 km away, Santa Cruz de Mora (pop. 21,200) 29 km away, Ejido (pop. 106,900) 33 km away, Santiago de los Caballeros de Merida (pop. 300,000) 41 km away, Tovar (pop. 40,700) 42 km away, and Mucumpiz (pop. 215,300) 49 km away.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

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Dettagli del sismo

Data e ora13 Aug 2022 07:10:06 UTC -
Ora locale all'epicentrosabato, 13 ago 2022 03:10 (GMT -4)
Prof.10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine8.6327°N / 71.5237°W (Mérida, Venezuela)
Antipode8.633°S / 108.476°E
Intensità di scuotimentoScuotimento leggero
Sentito12 rapporti
Fonte dati primariaUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Luoghi vicini13 km SO da La Azulita (Estado Mérida) (pop: 17,100) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
15 km E da El Vigia (Estado Mérida) (pop: 59,100) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
21 km NO da Lagunillas (Estado Mérida) (pop: 28,200) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
33 km ONO da Ejido (Estado Mérida) (pop: 106,900) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
41 km O da Mérida (Estado Mérida) (pop: 300,000) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
49 km ONO da Mucumpiz (Estado Mérida) (pop: 215,300) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
143 km O da Alto Barinas (Estado Barinas) (pop: 284,300) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
550 km OSO da Caracas (Distrito Federal) (pop: 3,000,000) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
Meteo all'epicentro al momento del sismoOvercast Clouds 19.5°C (67 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from SE
Energia sismica rilasciata stimata2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 MWh, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.410 kmNear Santiago de los Caballeros de Merida, Estado Mérida, VenezuelaUSGS
4.410 kmVenezuelaRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Santo Domingo, Venezuela (SDV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 102 km / 63 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Santo Domingo, Venezuela: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.2-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (13)

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Ejido , Mérida (15 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Un sonido, fuerte que iba ascendiendo mientras se iba sintiendo la sacudida y mientras paso se sintió el movimiento tanto en la cama, la sacudió y la movió como subiendo y bajando,haciendo un sonido,vivo en un primer piso de una casa!  
Merida (46.2 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : Esta acostado y el golpe que se escuchoe despertó luego del golpe vino una sacudida luego de la sacudida se fue dicipando  
Ejido (31.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short : Acostado en cama  
Canaguá, Mérida Venezuela (54.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
Santa Cruz de mora merida (31.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s
35.1 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s
El Vigia, Municipio Alberto Adriani, Estado Mérida (14.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
La calera , lagunillas / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : :((  
Vigia / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Vibró (reported through our app)  
Merida-Ejido / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 1-2 s
El vigia / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
El Vigía, Merida / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Vibraron los vidrios y me desperté  
Merida, Venezuela (38.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / very short : Tembló a la 3:10am  

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