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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 31 km SE of Grande Anse, Guadeloupe

Earthquake location 16.0848S, -60.8914WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Grande Anse in Guadeloupe on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -60.8914 West, latitude 16.0848 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 06:15:08 / 6:15 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/07/19 / 2019-07-25 10:15:08 / July 25, 2019 @ 10:15 am. Id of earthquake: us60004vbf. Event ids that are associated: us60004vbf.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Guadeloupe (c. 443 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pointe-Noire, Saint Joseph, Bouillante. Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Les Abymes (c. 63 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Baie-Mahault (c. 30 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Le Gosier (c. 28 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Petit-Bourg (c. 25 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Sainte-Anne (c. 22 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Le Moule (c. 22 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Sainte-Rose (c. 20 200 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km SE of Grande Anse, Guadeloupe. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -60.8914° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.0848° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km SE of Grande Anse, Guadeloupe Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-25 10:15:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-25 10:33:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 341 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 0.282 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 171 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us60004vbf Id of event.
Event Code 60004vbf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60004vbf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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