A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from The Valley in Anguilla. Exact location of earthquake, -63.528° West, 18.6284° North, depth 22 km. The temblor was detected at 18:09:41 / 6:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22 km (14 miles). Global time and date of event 29/11/16 / 2016-11-29 22:09:41 / November 29, 2016 @ 10:09 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: pr16334015. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16334015.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Anguilla (c. 13 000 pop), Saint Martin (c. 36 000 pop), Sint Maarten (c. 37 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Cul de Sac (c. 8 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Marigot (c. 5 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from The Valley (c. 2 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cul de Sac, Marigot, The Valley.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. 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: 67 km NW of The Valley, Anguilla.
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