A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Codrington in Barbuda. The temblor was picked up at 12:25:45 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/11/18 / 2018-11-10 16:25:45 / November 10, 2018 @ 4:25 pm. Event id: us1000hqas. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hqas. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.48 km (13 miles). Exact location of event, depth 21.48 km, -61.1222° West, 17.5996° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Antigua and Barbuda (c. 87 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (58 miles) from Saint John’s (c. 24 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Piggotts (c. 1 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Codrington (c. 1 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Parham (c. 1 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Falmouth (c. 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Falmouth, Saint John’s, Piggotts.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 73 km E of Codrington, Barbuda.
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