A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Anse Rouge in Haiti. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/04/18 / 2018-04-12 00:45:51 / April 12, 2018 @ 12:45 am. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:45:51 / 7:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -73.0992° West, 19.7123° North. Id of earthquake: us2000dyja. Event ids that are associated: us2000dyja.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (23 miles) from Port-de-Paix (c. 250 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Gonayiv (c. 85 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Saint-Marc (c. 66 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Ti Port-de-Paix (c. 34 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Lenbe (c. 32 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Dessalines (c. 12 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Saint-Marc, Dessalines, Lenbe (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Haiti (c. 9 649 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km NNW of Anse Rouge, Haiti. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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