A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Plymouth in Montserrat. Exact location of event, longitude -62.4367 West, latitude 16.5627 North, depth = 131.78 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 131.78 km (82 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/10/15 / 2015-10-11 10:15:19 / October 11, 2015 @ 10:15 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003mu4. Unique identifier: us10003mu4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:15:19 / 6:15 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Piggotts, Vieux-Habitants, Trinity (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Antigua and Barbuda (c. 87 000 pop), Guadeloupe (c. 443 000 pop), Saint Kitts and Nevis (c. 51 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Saint John’s (c. 24 200 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Sainte-Rose (c. 20 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Basseterre (c. 12 900 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Pointe-Noire (c. 7 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Vieux-Habitants (c. 7 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Bouillante (c. 7 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km WSW of Plymouth, Montserrat. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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