A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Grande Saline in Haiti on Wednesday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:55:55 / 12:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10004c5f. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004c5f. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -73.1343° West, 19.2335° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 17:55:55 / January 6, 2016 @ 5:55 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lenbe, Saint-Louis du Nord, Miragoâne (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Haiti (c. 9 649 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Port-de-Paix (c. 250 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Miragoâne (c. 89 200 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Gonayiv (c. 85 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Saint-Marc (c. 66 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Verrettes (c. 48 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ti Port-de-Paix (c. 34 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km W of Grande Saline, Haiti. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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