A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Soufriere in Dominica. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 162.39 km (101 miles). Exact location of event, depth 162.39 km, -61.5526° West, 14.8998° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005fy3. Unique identifier: us70005fy3. The temblor was detected at 12:27:19 / 12:27 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/09/19 / 2019-09-13 16:27:19 / September 13, 2019 @ 4:27 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Le Marin, Le Vauclin, Rivière-Pilote (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Fort-de-France (c. 90 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Le Lamentin (c. 39 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Le Robert (c. 23 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Sainte-Marie (c. 20 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Le François (c. 19 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ducos (c. 17 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Saint-Joseph (c. 17 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Martinique (c. 433 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 41 km SSW of Soufriere, Dominica.
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