A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 118 km NE of Grande Anse, Guadeloupe (73 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: us20005br2. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005br2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 33.75 km, -60.3742° West, 17.1306° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.75 km (21 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:42:17 / 9:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/16 / 2016-03-18 13:42:17 / March 18, 2016 @ 1:42 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 118 km NE of Grande Anse, Guadeloupe.
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