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Minor earthquake 3.9 mag, 69 km ENE of La Trinité, Martinique

Earthquake location 15.0469S, -60.4031WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from La Trinité in Martinique. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:57:41 / 12:57 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.29 km (17 miles). Unique identifier: us7000ae02. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ae02. Global time and date of event 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 00:57:41 / June 29, 2020 @ 12:57 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -60.4031° West, latitude 15.0469° North, depth = 27.29 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Les Trois-Îlets, Fort-de-France, Sainte-Luce (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Martinique (c. 433 000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Fort-de-France (c. 90 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Le Lamentin (c. 39 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Le Robert (c. 23 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Sainte-Marie (c. 20 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Le François (c. 19 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ducos (c. 17 400 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 69 km ENE of La Trinité, Martinique.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -60.4031° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.0469° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 69 km ENE of La Trinité, Martinique Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-29 00:57:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-29 02:07:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 234 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 0.741 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 183 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 us7000ae02 Id of event.
Event Code 7000ae02 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ae02, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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