A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Plymouth in Montserrat. Global time and date of event 06/12/17 / 2017-12-06 16:57:16 / December 6, 2017 @ 4:57 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -62.4464° West, 16.4308° North, depth 168.73 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 12:57:16 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 168.73 km (105 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bmsn. Id of event: us1000bmsn.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saint-Claude, Basse-Terre, Lamentin. Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Sainte-Rose (c. 20 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Lamentin (c. 14 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Basse-Terre (c. 11 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Saint-Claude (c. 10 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Pointe-Noire (c. 7 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Vieux-Habitants (c. 7 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guadeloupe (c. 443 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 39 km SW of Plymouth, Montserrat. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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