Thursday 17 October, 2019

4.0 'quake rocks Dominica, St Lucia, Martinique

A 4.0 earthquake was recorded near Dominica, Martinique and St Lucia on Sunday, and was felt as far south as Trinidad and Tobago, according to some people.

The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (UWI SRC) posted an updated to social media on Sunday around 11:36 am. 

The 'quake was recorded at a depth of 99 kilometres, just 77 kilometres east of Roseau, Dominica and 139 kilometres north-northeast of St Lucia. 

Details are as follows: 

UWI, SRC - Automatic Earthquake Location

DATE AND TIME:
2019-06-30 11:30 am (Local Time)
2019-06-30 15:30 (UTC)

MAGNITUDE:
4.0

LOCATION:
Latitude: 15.25N
Longitude: 60.69W
Depth: 99 km

NEARBY CITIES:
77 km E of Roseau, Dominica
84 km NE of Fort-de-France, Martinique
139 km NNE 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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