A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Codrington in Barbuda. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -61.159 West, latitude 17.4817 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:31:06 / 4:31 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 08:31:06 / April 17, 2017 @ 8:31 am. Unique identifier: us10008ibk. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008ibk.
Nearby country/countries, Antigua and Barbuda (c. 87 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bolands, Saint John’s, Falmouth. Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Saint John’s (c. 24 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Piggotts (c. 1 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bolands (c. 1 700 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Codrington (c. 1 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Parham (c. 1 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Falmouth (c. 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 71 km ESE of Codrington, Barbuda.
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