A minor earthquake magnitude 3.62 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from The Valley in Anguilla. Exact location, longitude -63.6836° West, latitude 18.518° North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/04/20 / 2020-04-22 10:47:24 / April 22, 2020 @ 10:47 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2020113011. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020113011. The temblor was detected at 06:47:24 / 6:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Cul de Sac (c. 8 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Marigot (c. 5 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from The Valley (c. 2 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Anguilla (c. 13 000 pop), Saint Martin (c. 36 000 pop), Sint Maarten (c. 37 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cul de Sac, Marigot, The Valley (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 74 km WNW of The Valley, Anguilla.
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