A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Grande Anse in Guadeloupe on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.69 km (16 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007e6i. Id of event: us20007e6i. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -60.6958 West, latitude 16.7085 North, depth = 25.69 km. The temblor was detected at 13:25:24 / 1:25 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/10/16 / 2016-10-14 17:25:24 / October 14, 2016 @ 5:25 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Guadeloupe (c. 443 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port-Louis, Petit-Canal, Sainte-Anne. The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Sainte-Anne (c. 22 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Le Moule (c. 22 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Saint-François (c. 12 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Petit-Canal (c. 8 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Port-Louis (c. 5 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Anse-Bertrand (c. 5 100 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 60 km NE of Grande Anse, Guadeloupe.
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