A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from La Plaine in Dominica on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 153.21 km (95 miles). Global time and date of event 25/06/20 / 2020-06-25 14:50:54 / June 25, 2020 @ 2:50 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000ab6k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ab6k. Exact location of event, longitude -61.0027 West, latitude 15.1822 North, depth = 153.21 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:50:54 / 2:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Grand-Bourg, Le Marin, Sainte-Luce (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Martinique (c. 433 000 pop). The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Fort-de-France (c. 90 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Le Lamentin (c. 39 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Le Robert (c. 23 800 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Sainte-Marie (c. 20 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Le François (c. 19 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ducos (c. 17 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 30 km ESE of La Plaine, Dominica.
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