A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 147 km ENE of Le Vauclin, Martinique (91 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20004wuh. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004wuh. Exact location of earthquake, -59.5167° West, 14.8762° North, depth 37.11 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.11 km (23 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:06:52 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 14:06:52 / January 29, 2016 @ 2:06 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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