A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Sainte-Rose in Guadeloupe. Global time and date of event 29/02/20 / 2020-02-29 18:16:25 / February 29, 2020 @ 6:16 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 103.02 km, -61.7586° West, 16.4145° North. The temblor was reported at 14:16:25 / 2:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.02 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us60008add. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008add.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saint John’s, Piggotts, Parham. Nearby country/countries, Antigua and Barbuda (c. 87 000 pop), Guadeloupe (c. 443 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 31 km (20 miles) from Les Abymes (c. 63 100 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Baie-Mahault (c. 30 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Le Gosier (c. 28 700 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Petit-Bourg (c. 25 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Saint John’s (c. 24 200 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Sainte-Anne (c. 22 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Le Moule (c. 22 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 11 km NW of Sainte-Rose, Guadeloupe.
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