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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Scarborough in Trinidad and Tobago

Earthquake location 11.8133S, -60.9562WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Scarborough in Trinidad and Tobago. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/06/16 / 2016-06-09 03:38:31 / June 9, 2016 @ 3:38 am. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:38:31 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -60.9562° West, latitude 11.8133° North, depth = 64.67 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200062zl. Id of event: us200062zl. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 64.67 km (40 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Victoria, Saint George’s, Sauteurs. The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Scarborough (c. 17 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Saint George’s (c. 7 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Grenville (c. 2 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Victoria (c. 2 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Saint David’s (c. 1 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Sauteurs (c. 1 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Grenada (c. 108 000 pop), Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop).

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 nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 73 km NNW of Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -60.9562° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.8133° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 64.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 73km NNW of Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-09 03:38:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-05 04:05:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.657 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 91 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us200062zl Id of event.
Event Code 200062zl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200062zl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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