A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Barbados region, Windward Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.6 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000akwm. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000akwm. Exact location of event, depth 20.6 km, -58.4081° West, 13.9047° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 16:38:30 / September 12, 2017 @ 4:38 pm. The temblor was reported at 16:38:30 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: Barbados region, Windward Islands.
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