A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Nicola Town in Saint Kitts and Nevis. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a441. Unique identifier: us6000a441. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:41:37 / 2:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -62.421° West, latitude 17.8566° North, depth = 67.92 km. Global time and date of event 02/06/20 / 2020-06-02 02:41:37 / June 2, 2020 @ 2:41 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 67.92 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Saint Barthelemy (c. 8 000 pop), Saint Kitts and Nevis (c. 51 000 pop), Saint Martin (c. 36 000 pop), Sint Maarten (c. 37 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fig Tree, Market Shop, Charlestown (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Basseterre (c. 12 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Cul de Sac (c. 8 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Gustavia (c. 6 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Marigot (c. 5 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Fig Tree (c. 2 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Market Shop (c. 2 600 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 63 km NE of Nicola Town, Saint Kitts and Nevis.
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