A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Saint David’s in Grenada on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/11/17 / 2017-11-05 15:00:24 / November 5, 2017 @ 3:00 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -61.1431 West, latitude 11.6721 North, depth = 48.14 km. The temblor was reported at 11:00:24 / 11:00 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48.14 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bivm. Unique identifier: us2000bivm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Scarborough (c. 17 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Saint George’s (c. 7 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Gouyave (c. 3 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Grenville (c. 2 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Victoria (c. 2 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Saint David’s (c. 1 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Sauteurs (c. 1 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Hillsborough (c. 1 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hillsborough, Victoria, Gouyave (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Grenada (c. 108 000 pop), Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 69 km SE of Saint David’s, Grenada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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