A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Le Vauclin in Martinique on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dtsw. Unique identifier: us1000dtsw. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/04/18 / 2018-04-28 03:30:03 / April 28, 2018 @ 3:30 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 55.74 km (35 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:30:03 / 11:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -60.1357 West, latitude 14.3929 North, depth = 55.74 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dennery, Petite Rivière Salée, Le Lamentin. Close country/countries, Martinique (c. 433 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (60 miles) from Le Lamentin (c. 39 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Le Robert (c. 23 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Le François (c. 19 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ducos (c. 17 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Petite Rivière Salée (c. 15 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from La Trinité (c. 15 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Rivière-Pilote (c. 13 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 77 km ESE of Le Vauclin, Martinique.
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