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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Grande Anse in Guadeloupe

Earthquake location 16.7043S, -60.9758WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Grande Anse in Guadeloupe. Unique identifier: us70007k89. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007k89. The epicenter was at a depth of 29.25 km (18 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:10:53 / 5:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -60.9758 West, latitude 16.7043 North, depth = 29.25 km. Global time and date of event 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 21:10:53 / February 6, 2020 @ 9:10 pm UTC/GMT.

Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Les Abymes (c. 63 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Baie-Mahault (c. 30 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Le Gosier (c. 28 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Petit-Bourg (c. 25 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Sainte-Anne (c. 22 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Le Moule (c. 22 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Sainte-Rose (c. 20 200 pop). Close country/countries, Guadeloupe (c. 443 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Capesterre-Belle-Eau, Parham, Falmouth.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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: 45 km NNE of Grande Anse, Guadeloupe.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -60.9758° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.7043° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km NNE 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 2020-02-06 21:10:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-06 21:31:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 326 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 0.398 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 114 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 us70007k89 Id of event.
Event Code 70007k89 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007k89, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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