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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Anse Rouge in Haiti

Earthquake location 19.7123S, -73.0992WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -73.0992° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.7123° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NNW of Anse Rouge, Haiti Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-12 00:45:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-12 01:10:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 247 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.404 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 57 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000dyja Id of event.
Event Code 2000dyja An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dyja, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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