Jan 16, 2010

Venezuela Earthquake | Caracas Panicked on 6.4 Venezuela Earthquake

After a big earthquake hit Haiti another neighboring country is also hit by another big earthquake. Caracas, Venezuela is hit by a 6.4 magnitude earthquake Friday afternoon at about 3:30PM local time (20:00 GMT). The 6.4 Venezuela Earthquake is the strongest earthquake in years.

The epicenter of the Venezuela Earthquake is 23 miles north-northeast and 6.2 miles below the sea level of Puerto Cabello, where OPEC nation's main oil ports are found.

In Venezuelan capital Caracas, crowd went into stampede when they felt the earthquake and there are several people that were hurt. In the rural areas of Venezuela, walls and other weak structure crumple down.