Thursday 15 November, 2018

3.8 earthquake recorded off Dominica's east coast

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

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

Another earthquake was recorded in the Caribbean region, just east of Dominica's capital, Roseau, on Monday night. 

According to preliminary data recorded by the University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre, the earthquake was recorded around 10:10 pm local time, 72 kilometres east of Dominica. 

Details are as follows:

UWI, SRC - Automatic Earthquake Location

DATE AND TIME:
2018-10-15 10:10 pm (Local Time)
2018-10-16 02:10 (UTC)

MAGNITUDE:
3.8

LOCATION:
Latitude: 15.32N
Longitude: 60.74W
Depth: 31 km

NEARBY CITIES:
72 km E of Roseau, Dominica
88 km NE of Fort-de-France, Martinique
136 km SE of Point-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

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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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