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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 131km NE of Grande Anse, Guadeloupe on Friday, 16 May 2014

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 113km NE of Grande Anse, Guadeloupe on Friday, 16 May 2014

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - 113km NE of Grande Anse, Guadeloupe on Friday, 16 May 2014
Date & time: Friday, 16 May 2014 11:01 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, May 16, 2014 07:01:42
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 24.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.0865°N / 60.3898°W (Guadeloupe)
Nearest volcano: Soufrière de Guadeloupe (199 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 16 May 2014
Fri, 16 May 11:01 UTCM 5.9 / 10 kmLeeward IslandsGFZ
Fri, 16 May 11:01 UTCM 6.0 / 25 kmNE of Grande Anse, GuadeloupeGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Carlisle Bay, Antigua / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woken by bed shaking and furniture shaking, akin to a military helicopter flying low overhead
Antigua (139.3 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Picard, Dominica / MMI III (Weak shaking): I was at my desk on a second story and felt sustained shaking for several seconds.
Darkwood beach (159.4 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Liberta (Antigua and Barbuda) (152 km W from epicenter)(no details): My colleagues ran for the elevator then it was full of probably 5 people so i ran down the steps to the first floor an I saw their bodies in the elevator when it crashed to the ground. I ran to a tree where i grabbed it and hung on for dear life. I saw my work building crash to the ground as i stumbled away. (via EMSC)


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