A 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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