A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Les Anglais in Haiti. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.25 km (8 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/11/16 / 2016-11-12 06:00:47 / November 12, 2016 @ 6:00 am. The temblor was reported at 01:00:47 / 1:00 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -74.2165 West, latitude 18.3474 North, depth = 12.25 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000772w. Id of event: us1000772w.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Haiti (c. 9 649 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aquin, Les Cayes, Jérémie. Earthquake epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Les Cayes (c. 125 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Jérémie (c. 97 500 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Les Anglais (c. 8 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Dame-Marie (c. 6 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Aquin (c. 5 200 pop).
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 one 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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