A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Petite Riviere Salee in Martinique. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -60.5523 West, latitude 15.0367 North, depth = 64 km. Unique identifier: us10003jk7. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003jk7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 14:29:59 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/15 / 2015-10-01 18:29:59 / October 1, 2015 @ 6:29 pm.
Close country/countries, Martinique (c. 433 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Fort-de-France (c. 90 000 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Le Lamentin (c. 39 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Le Robert (c. 23 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Sainte-Marie (c. 20 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Le François (c. 19 700 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Ducos (c. 17 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Saint-Joseph (c. 17 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Roseau, Pont Cassé, Pointe Michel.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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