A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Micoud in Saint Lucia on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 14.47 km, -60.4109° West, 13.7758° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.47 km (9 miles). Global time and date of event 26/10/19 / 2019-10-26 00:21:58 / October 26, 2019 @ 12:21 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 20:21:58 / 8:21 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us60006325. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006325.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Castries (c. 20 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Bisée (c. 13 000 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Vieux Fort (c. 4 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Micoud (c. 3 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Soufrière (c. 2 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Dennery (c. 2 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soufrière, Anse La Raye, Choiseul (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Saint Lucia (c. 161 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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