A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Gros Islet in Saint Lucia on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -61.0973° West, 14.1743° North, depth 32.57 km. Global time and date of event 24/07/19 / 2019-07-24 17:05:06 / July 24, 2019 @ 5:05 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 13:05:06 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32.57 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004v5p. Id of event: us60004v5p.
Country/countries that might be effected, Saint Lucia (c. 161 000 pop), Martinique (c. 433 000 pop). The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Fort-de-France (c. 90 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Le Lamentin (c. 39 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Le Robert (c. 23 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Sainte-Marie (c. 20 400 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Castries (c. 20 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Le Lorrain, Sainte-Marie, Le Morne-Rouge (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km NW of Gros Islet, Saint Lucia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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