A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Codrington in Barbuda. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/12/19 / 2019-12-19 15:00:38 / December 19, 2019 @ 3:00 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 29.4 km, -61.5214° West, 17.9397° North. Id of earthquake: us70006ni5. Event ids that are associated: pt19353002, us70006ni5. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.4 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 11:00:38 / 11:00 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Codrington (c. 1 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Antigua and Barbuda (c. 87 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Codrington (min 5000 pop).
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 46 km NE of Codrington, Barbuda. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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