A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Stoney Ground in Anguilla. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: pt18345001. Unique identifier: pt18345001. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -62.368° West, 18.399° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 17:46:11 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/12/18 / 2018-12-11 21:46:11 / December 11, 2018 @ 9:46 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Marigot, Cul de Sac, Philipsburg. Close country/countries that might be effected, Anguilla (c. 13 000 pop), Saint Barthelemy (c. 8 000 pop), Saint Martin (c. 36 000 pop), Sint Maarten (c. 37 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Cul de Sac (c. 8 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Gustavia (c. 6 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Marigot (c. 5 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from The Valley (c. 2 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Philipsburg (c. 1 400 pop).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 73 km ENE of Stoney Ground, Anguilla.
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