A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 62 kilometers (39 miles) from The Valley in Anguilla on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 02:08:05 / April 26, 2016 @ 2:08 am. Event id: pr16117001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16117001. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:08:05 / 10:08 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41 km (25 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -63.6464 West, latitude 18.253 North, depth = 41 km.
Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Cul de Sac (c. 8 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Marigot (c. 5 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from The Valley (c. 2 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Philipsburg (c. 1 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Philipsburg, Cul de Sac, Marigot (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Anguilla (c. 13 000 pop), Saint Martin (c. 36 000 pop), Sint Maarten (c. 37 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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