A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from La Trinité in Martinique. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:57:41 / 12:57 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.29 km (17 miles). Unique identifier: us7000ae02. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ae02. Global time and date of event 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 00:57:41 / June 29, 2020 @ 12:57 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -60.4031° West, latitude 15.0469° North, depth = 27.29 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Les Trois-Îlets, Fort-de-France, Sainte-Luce (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Martinique (c. 433 000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Fort-de-France (c. 90 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Le Lamentin (c. 39 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Le Robert (c. 23 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Sainte-Marie (c. 20 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Le François (c. 19 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ducos (c. 17 400 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 69 km ENE of La Trinité, Martinique.
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