A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 125 km NW of Lucea, Jamaica (78 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 04:38:40 / 4:38 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007lgh. Unique identifier: us70007lgh. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 09:38:40 / February 8, 2020 @ 9:38 am. Exact location of earthquake, -78.9173° West, 19.3402° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 125 km NW of Lucea, Jamaica.
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