A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Saint-Pierre in Martinique. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 157.16 km, -61.5296° West, 14.868° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/11/20 / 2020-11-04 18:47:33 / November 4, 2020 @ 6:47 pm. Event id: us7000cael. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cael. The temblor was reported at 18:47:33 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 157.16 km (98 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Le Marin, Le Vauclin, Wesley (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Martinique (c. 433 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Fort-de-France (c. 90 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Le Lamentin (c. 39 200 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Le Robert (c. 23 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Sainte-Marie (c. 20 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Le François (c. 19 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ducos (c. 17 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Saint-Joseph (c. 17 000 pop).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 40 km WNW of Saint-Pierre, Martinique.
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