A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Upper Hell’s Gate in Bonaire in Saint Eustatius and Saba on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/11/20 / 2020-11-13 20:35:12 / November 13, 2020 @ 8:35 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:35:12 / 8:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -63.3558 West, latitude 17.9218 North, depth = 104.46 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000cen0. Ids that are associated to the event: pt20318050, us7000cen0. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 104.46 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, 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). Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (60 miles) from Basseterre (c. 12 900 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Cul de Sac (c. 8 500 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Gustavia (c. 6 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Marigot (c. 5 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Saint Paul’s (c. 2 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Middle Island (c. 2 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Nicola Town (c. 2 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Basseterre, Monkey Hill, Trinity.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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