A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Parham in Antigua and Barbuda. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:09:35 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.38 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20005bq0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005bq0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 22/03/16 / 2016-03-22 14:09:35 / March 22, 2016 @ 2:09 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -61.5923° West, 17.3168° North, depth 43.38 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anse-Bertrand, Brades, Codrington. Nearby country/countries, Antigua and Barbuda (c. 87 000 pop), Guadeloupe (c. 443 000 pop), Montserrat (c. 9 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Saint John’s (c. 24 200 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Anse-Bertrand (c. 5 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Piggotts (c. 1 900 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Bolands (c. 1 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Codrington (c. 1 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Brades (c. 1 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Parham (c. 1 000 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 30 km NE of Parham, Antigua and Barbuda.
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