Wednesday 15 July, 2020

3.8 earthquake recorded near St Lucia, Martinique

Photo courtesy the UWI Seismic Research Centre.

Photo courtesy the UWI Seismic Research Centre.

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre recorded a 3.8 earthquake on Sunday night, just 104 kilometres east of Martinique and 117 kilometres northeast of St Lucia. 

According to the UWI Seismic Research Centre, the 'quake was recorded around 6:25 pm Trinidad and Tobago time. 

Details are as follows: 

UWI, SRC - Automatic Earthquake Location

2018-12-09 6:25 pm (Local Time)
2018-12-09 22:25 (UTC)


Latitude: 14.67N
Longitude: 60.14W
Depth: 10 km

104 km E of Fort-de-France, Martinique
117 km NE of Castries, Saint Lucia
155 km SE of Roseau, Dominica

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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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