A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Marigot in Saint Martin on Friday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:49:43 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008t41. Id of event: us70008t41. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128.67 km (80 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -63.5375 West, latitude 18.0266 North, depth = 128.67 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/04/20 / 2020-04-10 08:49:43 / April 10, 2020 @ 8:49 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gustavia, The Valley, The Bottom. Country/countries that might be effected, Anguilla (c. 13 000 pop), Saint Barthelemy (c. 8 000 pop), Saint Martin (c. 36 000 pop), Sint Maarten (c. 37 000 pop). The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Cul de Sac (c. 8 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Gustavia (c. 6 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Marigot (c. 5 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from The Valley (c. 2 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Philipsburg (c. 1 400 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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