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M 4.8 quake: Cuba Region (Cayman Islands) on Mon, 9 Dec 06h12

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
M 4.8 quake: Cuba Region (Cayman Islands) on Mon, 9 Dec 06h12
M 4.8 quake: Cuba Region (Cayman Islands) on Mon, 9 Dec 06h12

Earthquake data (GFZ):

Date & Time: Mon, 9 Dec 06:12:22 UTC
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
Magnitude (Richter scale): 4.8

Latest  "I-felt-it" reports  about this quake:

  • west bay, grand cayman: felt like someone was shaking my bed (MMI III (Weak shaking))
  • South Sound, Grand Cayman: I was lying in bed as it was just after 1am and the bed started shaking. It lasted only about 6 seconds but was a strong one for Cayman (MMI IV (Light shaking))
  • : Bed had slight shaking. Lower Valley Grand Cayman (MMI II (Very weak shaking))
  • 299 West Bay Road Grand Cayman: Only lasted about 5 seconds (MMI III (Weak shaking))
  • Roseau Dominica: I felt two one behind the other. sounded like a big truck crashing into something (MMI VI (Strong shaking))
  • 7 Mile Beach: The whole bedroom felt like it was shaking and the bed felt like it was also being shaken quite strongly - scary! Hope there will be no more after shocks. (MMI V (Moderate shaking))
  • Westin Seven Mile Beach: Here on Seven Mile Beach for business and had wakened just before 1:00am. Was trying to get back to sleep when just after 1:00am bed and bedside table started shaking, doors creaking. Brief, but pretty decent feeling. (MMI IV (Light shaking))
  • : only lasted 5-6 seconds (MMI IV (Light shaking))
  • West Bay, Grand Cayman: I was in my back yard and it felt like something pushed my chair twice. (MMI IV (Light shaking))
  • Ritz Carlton: Woke up, bed shaking (MMI IV (Light shaking))
  • 7 mile beach, George Town.: Bed started shaking. Some dresser drawers swung open. (MMI V (Moderate shaking))
  • SMB Cayman Islands: Two proper shakes. I think there were some tremors in the half hour before. Nothing since. (MMI IV (Light shaking))
  • East End Cayman Islands (Morritt’s Grand Resort): I was woken by a slight shaking and the two cords on the overhead fan, with crystal tips, banging together (MMI III (Weak shaking))
  • Britannia, Seven Mike Beach, Grand Cayman: I was in REM sleep and was shaken awake and it went on for a few seconds. Did not hear car alarms or dogs bark. After 5 minutes I went out back to the canal side and did not see any severe movement in the water. (MMI IV (Light shaking))
  • George Town: This was so scary I literally went to check if my door was closed (MMI IV (Light shaking))
  • George Town, Grand Cayman: 15 seconds worth of jingle jangle, nothing crazy (MMI IV (Light shaking))
  • George town: On the second floor of my home an I felt the shake from my room for about 3 - 5 seconds wasnt sure what it really was until I looked it up online then my suspension was confirmed. (MMI V (Moderate shaking))
  • Seven Mile Beach. SMU Residence Hall: I was at my desk studying and felt my desk shaking as I messed up what I was writing down. I looked at the floor and the wall and something didn’t feel right, they seemed to be moving similar to a feeling of light headedness. (MMI IV (Light shaking))
  • Seven Mile beach Goerge Town: Woke me from my sleep and the bed was shaking for 3-5 secs, dog was wakened and went downstairs. (MMI IV (Light shaking))
  • Prospect: Woke me from my sleep, 3-5 seconds (MMI V (Moderate shaking))

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