A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 148 km N of Stoney Ground, Anguilla (92 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32.77 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/10/16 / 2016-10-14 03:50:30 / October 14, 2016 @ 3:50 am. Exact location of event, longitude -62.7918 West, latitude 19.5425 North, depth = 32.77 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:50:30 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007e01. Id of event: us20007e01.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 148 km N of Stoney Ground, Anguilla.
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