A minor earthquake magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Marigot in Saint Martin. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 114 km (71 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -63.83 West, latitude 18.1351 North, depth = 114 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:48:37 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2018142012. Event ids that are associated: pr2018142012. Global time and date of event 22/05/18 / 2018-05-22 19:48:37 / May 22, 2018 @ 7:48 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was The Valley, Cul de Sac, Marigot. Close country/countries, Anguilla (c. 13 000 pop), Saint Martin (c. 36 000 pop), Sint Maarten (c. 37 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Cul de Sac (c. 8 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Marigot (c. 5 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from The Valley (c. 2 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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