A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 174 km NE of Codrington, Barbuda (108 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:57:43 / 9:57 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.25 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/10/15 / 2015-10-20 13:57:43 / October 20, 2015 @ 1:57 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10003pvy. Event ids that are associated: us10003pvy. Exact location of event, longitude -60.5975 West, latitude 18.6879 North, depth = 30.25 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 174 km NE of Codrington, Barbuda.
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