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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near La Plaine in Dominica

Earthquake location 15.2436S, -60.8196WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from La Plaine in Dominica. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/06/19 / 2019-06-30 15:30:23 / June 30, 2019 @ 3:30 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us700047sf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700047sf. The temblor was reported at 11:30:23 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 112.25 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -60.8196 West, latitude 15.2436 North, depth = 112.25 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Fort-de-France (c. 90 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Le Lamentin (c. 39 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Le Robert (c. 23 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Sainte-Marie (c. 20 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Le François (c. 19 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ducos (c. 17 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Grand-Bourg, Sainte-Luce, Le Marin (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Martinique (c. 433 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km ESE of La Plaine, Dominica. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -60.8196° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.2436° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 112.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47km ESE of La Plaine, Dominica Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-30 15:30:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-30 21:41:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.469 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 162 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us700047sf Id of event.
Event Code 700047sf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700047sf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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