A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Grande Anse in Guadeloupe on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -60.976 West, latitude 16.7635 North, depth = 45.32 km. Id of earthquake: us10008kl1. Event ids that are associated: us10008kl1. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:53:33 / 5:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.32 km (28 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 09:53:33 / April 25, 2017 @ 9:53 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Parham, Petit-Bourg, Sainte-Rose. The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Les Abymes (c. 63 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Baie-Mahault (c. 30 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Le Gosier (c. 28 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Petit-Bourg (c. 25 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Sainte-Anne (c. 22 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Le Moule (c. 22 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guadeloupe (c. 443 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 51 km NNE of Grande Anse, Guadeloupe.
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