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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Plymouth in Montserrat



Earthquake location 16.5627S, -62.4367WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -62.4367° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.5627° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 131.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km WSW of Plymouth, Montserrat Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-11 10:15:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-23 09:45:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.061 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10003mu4 Id of event.
Event Code 10003mu4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003mu4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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