A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Soufriere in Dominica on Monday. Event id: us10006qua. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006qua. The epicenter was at a depth of 174.57 km (108 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -61.4814 West, latitude 14.9319 North, depth = 174.57 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:33:30 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/09/16 / 2016-09-19 14:33:30 / September 19, 2016 @ 2:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Le Marin, Le Vauclin, Rivière-Pilote (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Fort-de-France (c. 90 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Le Lamentin (c. 39 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Le Robert (c. 23 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Sainte-Marie (c. 20 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Le François (c. 19 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ducos (c. 17 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Saint-Joseph (c. 17 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Martinique (c. 433 000 pop).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 35 km SSW of Soufriere, Dominica. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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