6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Codrington, Barbuda

122km ENE of Codrington, Barbuda

A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 122 km ENE of Codrington, Barbuda (76 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -60.7186° West, 17.9812° North, depth 24.54 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 24.54 km (15 miles). Global time and date of event 19/03/16 / 2016-03-19 11:26:32 / March 19, 2016 @ 11:26 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us20005azy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005azy. The temblor was reported at 07:26:32 / 7:26 am (local time epicenter).

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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2016/03/19/strong-earthquake-6-mag-has-occurred-near-codrington-in-barbuda/

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