A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from La Plaine in Dominica. The epicenter was at a depth of 125.59 km (78 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:54:23 / 11:54 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000602w. Event ids that are associated: us1000602w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -61.1398 West, latitude 15.3264 North, depth = 125.59 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/06/16 / 2016-06-29 15:54:23 / June 29, 2016 @ 3:54 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Le Vauclin, Capesterre-Belle-Eau, Trois-Rivières (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Fort-de-France (c. 90 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Le Lamentin (c. 39 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Le Robert (c. 23 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Sainte-Marie (c. 20 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Capesterre-Belle-Eau (c. 19 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Le François (c. 19 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guadeloupe (c. 443 000 pop), Martinique (c. 433 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. 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: 11 km E of La Plaine, Dominica.
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