A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Ti Port-de-Paix in Haiti. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h8mf. Unique identifier: us1000h8mf. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/10/18 / 2018-10-08 05:04:26 / October 8, 2018 @ 5:04 am. The temblor was reported at 00:04:26 / 12:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.9428 West, latitude 20.2087 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Haiti (c. 9 649 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Okap, Gonayiv, Lenbe. Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Port-de-Paix (c. 250 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Okap (c. 134 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Gonayiv (c. 85 000 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Ti Port-de-Paix (c. 34 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Lenbe (c. 32 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Saint-Louis du Nord (c. 11 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 32 km NNW of Ti Port-de-Paix, Haiti. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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