A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 184 km NE of Codrington, Antigua and Barbuda (114 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:25:33 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d3lw. Id of event: us6000d3lw. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -60.5807 West, latitude 18.7968 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/12/20 / 2020-12-28 08:25:33 / December 28, 2020 @ 8:25 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 184 km NE of Codrington, Antigua and Barbuda. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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