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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Borgne in Haiti

Earthquake location 19.9577S, -72.4539WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Borgne in Haiti. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -72.4539° West, 19.9577° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000a33a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a33a. The temblor was picked up at 07:44:24 / 7:44 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/05/20 / 2020-05-31 07:44:24 / May 31, 2020 @ 7:44 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saint-Marc, Mayisad, Dajabón (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Haiti (c. 9 649 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Port-de-Paix (c. 250 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Okap (c. 134 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Gonayiv (c. 85 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Saint-Marc (c. 66 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Saint-Raphaël (c. 37 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Ti Port-de-Paix (c. 34 700 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Lenbe (c. 32 600 pop).

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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 14 km NNE of Borgne, Haiti.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.4539° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.9577° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14 km NNE of Borgne, Haiti Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-31 07:44:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-31 08:09:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 340 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.467 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000a33a Id of event.
Event Code 6000a33a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a33a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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