A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Capesterre-Belle-Eau in Guadeloupe. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cn7k. Unique identifier: us2000cn7k. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/01/18 / 2018-01-09 21:50:06 / January 9, 2018 @ 9:50 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 17:50:06 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 123.74 km (77 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -61.4562 West, latitude 15.9677 North, depth = 123.74 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Berekua, Soufrière, Pointe Michel (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Les Abymes (c. 63 100 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Baie-Mahault (c. 30 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Le Gosier (c. 28 700 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Petit-Bourg (c. 25 000 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Sainte-Anne (c. 22 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Le Moule (c. 22 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guadeloupe (c. 443 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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