Monday 14 October, 2019

3.8 earthquake recorded near Martinique, Dominica

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre recorded a 3.8 earthquake near Dominica and Martinique on Monday.

According to a preliminary report from the UWI Seismic Research Centre, the earthquake measured 3.8 and was recorded just 112 kilometres north-east of Martinique and 135 kilometres east-southeast of Dominica. 

Details are as follows:

UWI, SRC - Automatic Earthquake Location

2018-05-14 04:24 am (Local Time)
2018-05-14 08:24 (UTC)


Latitude: 15.09N
Longitude: 60.19W
Depth: 5 km

112 km NE of Fort-de-France, Martinique
135 km ESE of Roseau, Dominica
146 km NE of Castries, Saint Lucia

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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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