A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 114 km SW of Bridgetown, Barbados (71 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 47.8 km (30 miles). Exact location of event, depth 47.8 km, -60.3217° West, 12.3295° North. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:45:34 / 5:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/04/17 / 2017-04-07 21:45:34 / April 7, 2017 @ 9:45 pm. Id of earthquake: us10008fpt. Event ids that are associated: us10008fpt.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 114 km SW of Bridgetown, Barbados.
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