A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Basse-Pointe in Martinique. Id of earthquake: us6000dguu. Event ids that are associated: us6000dguu. The temblor was picked up at 01:01:29 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -61.2133° West, 15.0367° North, depth 143.66 km. Global time and date of event 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 01:01:29 / February 12, 2021 @ 1:01 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 143.66 km (89 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Grand-Bourg, Le Marin, Rivière-Pilote. Close country/countries that might be effected, Martinique (c. 433 000 pop). The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Fort-de-France (c. 90 000 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Le Lamentin (c. 39 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Le Robert (c. 23 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Sainte-Marie (c. 20 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Le François (c. 19 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Ducos (c. 17 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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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