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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 128 km east of Abymes, Guadeloupe, on Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 at 4:20 am (GMT -4) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 128 km east of Abymes, Guadeloupe, on Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 at 4:20 am (GMT -4) Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 128 km east of Abymes, Guadeloupe, on Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 at 4:20 am (GMT -4)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 38 km depth

24 Oct 08:28 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
24 Oct 08:44: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 38.0 km (from 6.2 to 24 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 9.9 km (6.1 mi) towards NNE.
Update Sun, 24 Oct 2021, 08:33
Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.3 just reported 100 km east of Grand-Bourg, Guadeloupe
4.3 quake 24 Oct 4:20 am (GMT -4)
4.3 quake 24 Oct 4:20 am (GMT -4)
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake near Grand-Bourg, Guadeloupe, was reported only 13 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Sunday, October 24th, 2021, at 4:20 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Grand-Bourg (pop. 5,900) located 100 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Oct 24, 2021 08:20:21 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 at 4:20 am (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 38.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.01°N / 60.34°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Guadeloupe)
Antipode: 16.01°S / 119.66°E
Nearest volcano: Morne aux Diables (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km (53 mi) ESE of Beauséjour (pop: 1,720) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) ESE of Le Moule (pop: 22,700) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) ESE of Sainte-Anne (pop: 22,900) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) E of Le Gosier (pop: 28,700) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) ESE of Abymes (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) E of La Baie Mahault (Baie-Mahault) (pop: 30,600) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) NE of Roseau (Dominica) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) E of Basse-Terre (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) NNE of Fort-de-France (Martinique) (pop: 90,000) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) SE of Saint John (Antigua & Barbuda) (pop: 24,200) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) SE of Antigua Island (pop: 69,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 27.9°C (82 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from E
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.438 km85 Km ESE of Beauséjour, GuadeloupeUSGS
4.425 kmGuadeloupe: Near Les AbymesRENASS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Gosier (121.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
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