A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Petite Riviere de Nippes in Haiti. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000d4ku. Event ids that are associated: us1000d4ku. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 02:32:23 / March 15, 2018 @ 2:32 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -73.3073° West, 18.4139° North. The temblor was reported at 21:32:23 / 9:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Léogâne (c. 134 200 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Les Cayes (c. 125 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Tigwav (c. 117 500 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Miragoâne (c. 89 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Grangwav (c. 49 300 pop). Close country/countries, Haiti (c. 9 649 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Léogâne, Anse à Galets, Grangwav (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 10 km SW of Petite Riviere de Nippes, Haiti.
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