Tuesday 20 November, 2018

4.2 earthquake recorded near Dominica, St Lucia, Martinique

Photo courtesy the University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre.

Photo courtesy the University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre.

The Caribbean region continues to register seismic activity, this time with a 4.2 earthquake which occurred near Dominica but was also reportedly felt by some as far south as Trinidad and Tobago.

According to the University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre, the 'quake was approximately 154 kilometres east od Dominica and 171 kilometres north-east of St Lucia. 

Details are as follows:

UWI, SRC - Automatic Earthquake Location

DATE AND TIME:
2018-11-05 12:45 (UTC)
2018-11-05 08:45 am (Local Time)

MAGNITUDE:
4.2

LOCATION:
Latitude: 15.11N
Longitude: 59.80W
Depth: 30 km

NEARBY CITIES:
138.0 km NE of Fort-de-France, Martinique
154.0 km E of Roseau, Dominica
171.0 km NE of Castries, Saint Lucia

If you felt this earthquake, please tell us (http://uwiseismic.com/EarthquakeFeedback.aspx)

DISCLAIMER: this event has NOT been reviewed by an analyst. It was automatically located by a seismological computational system, therefore, it is a PRELIMINARY result and this may vary when new additional data are processed.

 

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