A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Petite Riviere Salee in Martinique. Exact location of event, longitude -60.5703 West, latitude 14.9752 North, depth = 55.34 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:58:31 / 6:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 55.34 km (34 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 10:58:31 / September 15, 2017 @ 10:58 am. Unique identifier: us2000an74. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000an74.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Fort-de-France (c. 90 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Le Lamentin (c. 39 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Le Robert (c. 23 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Sainte-Marie (c. 20 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Le François (c. 19 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ducos (c. 17 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Saint-Joseph (c. 17 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Martinique (c. 433 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Roseau, Pont Cassé, Pointe Michel (min 5000 pop).
Each 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 49 km ENE of Petite Riviere Salee, Martinique.
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