A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 116 km SSW of George Town, Cayman Islands (72 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:31:02 / 6:31 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us60007mqj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007mqj. Exact location, longitude -81.7313° West, latitude 18.2948° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 11:31:02 / February 2, 2020 @ 11:31 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel anything?
How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 116 km SSW of George Town, Cayman Islands.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.