Sismicité historique de la France 
Antilles-Guyane-Mer des Caraïbes 

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Characteristic of the earthquake
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Identity: 9001260 
Date of the earthquake: 21 October 1766
Time of the earthquake: 5 h
Nature of the shock: ok 
Epicentral region: NORD VENEZUELA (CUMANA) − VENEZUELA 

Geographic co-ordinates (degrees, sexagesimal minutes) 
Longitude: 62° 51' W, Latitude: 10° 39' N
Reliability index: Imprecise location (
Intensity at the epicentre (according to the MSK 1964 macro-seismic scale): 
Intensity:   9,5  
Reliability index: Not very certain (C
 

Source : BRGM / SisFrance-Antilles