Friday 16 November, 2018

3.9 earthquake strikes near Martinique, Dominica

Seismic activity within the Caribbean continues after a 3.9 earthquake was recorded on Sunday night near Martinique and Dominica. 

According to an update from the University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre, the earthquake was recorded just 83 kilometres north-east of Fort-de-France, Martinique and 106 kilometres east-south-east of Roseau, Dominica.

Details are as follows:

UWI, SRC - Automatic Earthquake Location

 

DATE AND TIME:

2018-02-25 9:25 pm (Local Time)

2018-02-26 01:25 (UTC)

MAGNITUDE:

3.9

LOCATION:

Latitude: 15.04N

Longitude: 60.47W

Depth: 10 km

NEARBY CITIES:

83 km NE of Fort-de-France, Martinique

106 km ESE of Roseau, Dominica

125 km NE of Castries, Saint Lucia

If you felt this earthquake, please tell the UWI Seismic Research at 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.