A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 263 km SSW of Southfield, Jamaica (163 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 23:49:38 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -78.8114° West, latitude 15.7797° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000bhh7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bhh7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 23:49:38 / August 19, 2020 @ 11:49 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 263 km SSW of Southfield, Jamaica. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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