A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Marigot in Saint Martin. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:18:23 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 89.43 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000jas2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jas2. Exact location, longitude -63.162° West, latitude 18.046° North, depth = 89.43 km. Global time and date of event 03/03/19 / 2019-03-03 06:18:23 / March 3, 2019 @ 6:18 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sandy Point Town, Saint Paul’s, Dieppe Bay Town (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Anguilla (c. 13 000 pop), Saint Barthelemy (c. 8 000 pop), Saint Kitts and Nevis (c. 51 000 pop), Saint Martin (c. 36 000 pop), Sint Maarten (c. 37 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 10 km (6 miles) from Cul de Sac (c. 8 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Gustavia (c. 6 000 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Marigot (c. 5 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Saint Paul’s (c. 2 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from The Valley (c. 2 000 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Philipsburg (c. 1 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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