A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from The Valley in Anguilla on Thursday. Event id: us70003wi7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019157014, us70003wi7. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 06/06/19 / 2019-06-06 17:14:25 / June 6, 2019 @ 5:14 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:14:25 / 1:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -63.2938° West, 18.436° North, depth 35 km.
The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Cul de Sac (c. 8 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Gustavia (c. 6 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Marigot (c. 5 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from The Valley (c. 2 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Philipsburg (c. 1 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gustavia, Philipsburg, Cul de Sac. Nearby 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).
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 thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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. 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: 34 km NW of The Valley, Anguilla.
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