M 4.7 in Venezuela on 10 Feb 2019 22:52 UTC
EQ parameters

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 10.2673 , -62.3757
Event Date: 10 Feb 2019 22:52 UTC
10 Feb 2019 18:52 Local
Exposed Population: 450000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000jg41
Inserted at: 10 Feb 2019 23:14 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.3 (Venezuela)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: Venezuela= 4.3; Trinidad & Tobago= 3.6


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000jg41 Scaled population (vector) 5.31  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.9  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1248358 0 10 Feb 2019 22:52 4.7M, 10km N/A 450 thousand 00:21 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Venezuela , State of Monagas (population 513,237) . The nearest places are Soro, Capure, Güiria, Yoco, Irapa, Puerto de Hierro, Maraval, El Paujil, Puerto Escondido, Fullarton, and Bojoral.

Radius Population
100 km 450000 people
75 km 120000 people
50 km 72000 people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Monagas Venezuela 510000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Soro Sucre Venezuela Village5 - 32 km
Capure Delta Amacuro Venezuela Village6 - 34 km
Güiria Sucre Venezuela City - 36 km
Yoco Sucre Venezuela Village5 - 38 km
Irapa Sucre Venezuela Village4 - 40 km
Puerto de Hierro Sucre Venezuela Village5 - 43 km
Maraval Sucre Venezuela Village6 - 48 km
El Paujil Sucre Venezuela Village6 - 54 km
Puerto Escondido Sucre Venezuela Village6 - 57 km
Fullarton Saint Patrick Trinidad and Tobago Village5 - 59 km
Yaguaraparo Sucre Venezuela Village4 - 60 km
Guariquén Sucre Venezuela Village5 - 61 km
Guanoco Sucre Venezuela Village6 - 63 km
Puerto Francés Monagas Venezuela Village6 - 64 km
Macuro Sucre Venezuela Village5 - 65 km
Guanipa Monagas Venezuela Village6 - 66 km
San Juan Sucre Venezuela Village6 - 66 km
Coromandel Settlement Trinidad and Tobago Village6 - 66 km
Unare Sucre Venezuela Village6 - 66 km
Bojoral Sucre Venezuela Village5 - 70 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.


Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Guiria GUI 13 Civ. Paved No 5100 34 km
Pedernales PDZ 2 0 36 km
Rio de Agua 10 0 74 km
Las Flores 36 0 94 km


Name LOCODE Country Distance
Puerto Pedernales Venezuela 34 km
Guiria VEGUI Venezuela 35 km
Puerto de Hierro VEPHO Venezuela 52 km
Cristobal Colon Venezuela 66 km
Point Fortin TTPTF Trinidad and Tobago 77 km
Caripito VECAR Venezuela 80 km
Brighton TTLAB Trinidad and Tobago 82 km
Chaguaramas TTCHA Trinidad and Tobago 91 km
Cronstadt Island Trinidad and Tobago 93 km
Tembladora TTTEM Trinidad and Tobago 98 km
Point Lisas Port Trinidad and Tobago 98 km
Point Lisas TTPTS Trinidad and Tobago 99 km

More information

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