A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Mole Saint-Nicolas in Haiti. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/03/16 / 2016-03-28 13:57:31 / March 28, 2016 @ 1:57 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -73.8653 West, latitude 20.019 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:57:31 / 8:57 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20005cvs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005cvs. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Cuba (c. 11 423 000 pop), Haiti (c. 9 649 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Baracoa, Jean-Rabel, Maisí (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Baracoa (c. 48 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Maisí (c. 28 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Jean-Rabel (c. 5 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 55 km WNW of Mole Saint-Nicolas, Haiti.
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