A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Pointe-Noire in Guadeloupe on Tuesday. Event id: us10008wdt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008wdt. Exact location, longitude -62.042° West, latitude 16.2246° North, depth = 172.71 km. The temblor was reported at 05:35:36 / 5:35 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 172.71 km (107 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 09:35:36 / May 30, 2017 @ 9:35 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Guadeloupe (c. 443 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Les Abymes (c. 63 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Baie-Mahault (c. 30 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Le Gosier (c. 28 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Petit-Bourg (c. 25 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sainte-Anne (c. 22 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Le Moule (c. 22 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Grand-Bourg, Saint-François, Le Moule.
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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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