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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Leeward Islands on Saturday, 19 March 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Leeward Islands on Saturday, 19 March 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Leeward Islands on Saturday, 19 March 2016
Mar 19 14:22: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 21.0 km.
Date & time: Sat, 19 Mar 11:26:31 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.92°N / 60.71°W
Nearest volcano: Soufriere Hills (208 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 19 Mar
Sat, 19 Mar 11:26 UTCM 6.0 / 20 km ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 19 Mar 11:26 UTCM 6.0 / 32 kmNE of Codrington, Barbuda[Map]GeoAu
Sat, 19 Mar 11:26 UTCM 6.0 / 32 km- 124km ENE of Codrington, Barbuda[Map]USGS
Sat, 19 Mar 11:26 UTCM 6.0 / 18.4 kmLeeward Islands [Sea: Antigua & Barbuda][Map]INGV

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
St. Martin Riu Palace / MMI IV (Light shaking): bang and then shaking bed and water in glass moving.
St. Martin (108.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dickenson bay antigua / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Montserrat / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Jolly harbour, antigua / MMI IV (Light shaking): Large beds and walls strongly shaken
LE GOSIER / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Saint martin / MMI III (Weak shaking): I've been waken up
Fort-de-France , Martinique (370.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Deshaies / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Anguilla / MMI IV (Light shaking): Bed started to shake and creek and I could feel the tremors
LE LAMENTIN (367.4 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Capesterre de Marie galante / MMI III (Weak shaking): Quick shaking for a few seconds. No noice.
Gosier / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Guadeloupe / MMI IV (Light shaking): Mon lit s est déplacé
St. John's , Antigua / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Saint martin / MMI IV (Light shaking): Vibration for 4/5 seconds , Shake mirrors and doors . Wake me up
Capesterre Belle-Eau - Guadeloupe / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Guadeloupe / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Cul de sac sxm (245.9 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Très longue secousse pas très intense
Le Lamentin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Capesterre belle eau / MMI III (Weak shaking)
petit bourg 97170 / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Eden Rock Hotel / MMI IV (Light shaking): Just loud then jolt.... Then a rumble after
guadeloupe / MMI IV (Light shaking)
St Maarten Dawn Beach / MMI IV (Light shaking): Rumbling for about 6 seconds windows rattling
fort de france (370.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): La secousse a été ressentie très longtemps en précisant que j'habite au 4ème étage
Anguilla / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Basseterre (Saint Kitts and Nevis) (229 km W from epicenter)(no details): It was a bit strong...nonetheless shortlived (via EMSC)
Baie Mahault (Guadeloupe) (220 km SW from epicenter)(no details): un grondement assez fort et c est mon 2eme tremblement de terre celuid avant je l avais moins ressenti la beaucoup plus (via EMSC)
(Collectivity of Saint Martin) (249 km W from epicenter)(no details): Très léger tremblement (via EMSC)
Saint John's (Antigua and Barbuda) (159 km SW from epicenter)(no details): 7 storey building shook side to side. (via EMSC)
Les Trois-Îlets (Martinique) (391 km S from epicenter)(no details): J'étais sur ma terrasse au 1er étage d'un bâtiment qui en compte 3 et est situé sur une falaise en bord de mer; je prenais mon petit-déjeuner et j'ai très bien ressenti une longue vibration modérée d'au moins une dizaine de seconde. (via EMSC)
(Anguilla) (251 km W from epicenter)(no details): Just a Slight shaking of the couch and the lamp on the floor was shaking back and forth (via EMSC)
Oranjestad (Caribbean Netherlands) (249 km W from epicenter)(no details): There was a low rumbling sound. I was laying in bed, and it woke me up, with motion mostly in a horizontal North South direction, lasting 20 seconds or so. (via EMSC)
Grand Case (Collectivity of Saint Martin) (249 km W from epicenter)(no details): Only a subconscious psychological effect I soppose????: About half an hour before being woken awake by the tremor, I had awoken 30 mins prior by an alarming dream. I had dreamt that I was cycling below Sentry hill in Cole bay and something had caused a huge landslide of rocks to come down the hillside. (via EMSC)
Grand Case (Collectivity of Saint Martin) (249 km W from epicenter)(no details): The beds shook and woke us up. (via EMSC)
Grand Case (Collectivity of Saint Martin) (249 km W from epicenter)(no details): Two episodes of trembling or shaking about a minute apart. The shaking lasted maybe a minute. (via EMSC)
(Antigua and Barbuda) (154 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Noticeable but not overwhelming. Room shook. Nothing fell. All good. (via EMSC)
Castries City (Saint Lucia) (448 km S from epicenter)(no details): It shook the whole house for about half a minute. Very very intense earthquake shot strong and powerful. (via EMSC)
La Trinité (Martinique) (368 km S from epicenter)(no details): Forte secousse de 5 à 10 secondes qui m'a fait sortir du lit d'un bond. (via EMSC)
Petit Bourg (Guadeloupe) (229 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Secousse légère et très courte 1 ou 2 secondes. Une autre personne debout à coté de moi n'a rien ressenti (via EMSC)
Les Abymes (Guadeloupe) (216 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Reveiller par ce séisme (via EMSC)
Guaynabo (Puerto Rico) (572 km W from epicenter)(no details): Sentí un poco la cama como menearse pero mire a mí al rededor y no vi nada moverse y pensé q era yo . Y al sonar la alarma del celu ahí vi q si fue un tembló aunque se sintió leve yo vivo en un piso 10 (via EMSC)
Le Diamant (Martinique) (396 km S from epicenter)(no details): Des mini secousses (via EMSC)
Les Trois-Îlets (Martinique) (391 km S from epicenter)(no details): Vibration des murs et du lit. Légèrement secoué Anse-à-l'âne, Trois-Ilets. (via EMSC)
Les Trois-Îlets (Martinique) (390 km S from epicenter)(no details): Juste ressenti (via EMSC)
Ducos (Martinique) (385 km S from epicenter)(no details): Secousse ressentie de manière modérée au troisième étage en zone PPRN aléa moyen mouvement de terrain. Assez forte pour provoquer le réveil. Légère oscillation des objegs en suspension. Première secousse probablement non perçue sinon assez faible. Impression d'une première secousse assez présente puis d'une seconde plus faible. (via EMSC)
Fort-de-France (Martinique) (383 km S from epicenter)(no details): Martinique fdf (via EMSC)
Ducos (Martinique) (383 km S from epicenter)(no details): Une seule secousse au ralenti (via EMSC)
Fort-de-France Bay (Martinique) (382 km S from epicenter)(no details): tremblement bref de 2 secondes maximum, mais bien ressenti. (via EMSC)
Fort-de-France Bay (Martinique) (382 km S from epicenter)(no details): Durée 12/15 secondes (via EMSC)
Le François (Martinique) (381 km S from epicenter)(no details): Très courte !! (via EMSC)
Saint-Joseph (Martinique) (376 km S from epicenter)(no details): a short quake Felt the ground rocking (via EMSC)
Arrondissement of La Trinité (Martinique) (369 km S from epicenter)(no details): Deux petites séquences séparées d'oscillation d'environ 7 secondes (via EMSC)
Cole Bay (Sint Maarten) (252 km W from epicenter)(no details): Building of 6 story concrete shook for about 15 seconds. Table top items rattled. Now feeling smaller vibrations every 5/10 minutes for 3x. We felt it in St Maarten at approximately 7:28 am. (via EMSC)
(Anguilla) (251 km W from epicenter)(no details): It was pretty quick, but there were three of us outside who felt the house swaying. (via EMSC)
Philipsburg (Sint Maarten) (249 km W from epicenter)(no details): heard underground rumbling approx a minute before feeling the shaking (via EMSC)
Anse Marcel (St Martin) (247 km W from epicenter)(no details): We were sleeping and the bed and things began to move . We have heard a big strong noise during plusieurs secondes. En deux repliques (via EMSC)
(Saint-Barthélemy) (224 km W from epicenter)(no details): Un très long grondement et une secousse (via EMSC)
Le Gosier (Guadeloupe) (219 km S from epicenter)(no details): Ça réveille :) (via EMSC)
Sainte Rose (Guadeloupe) (218 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Avant la mise en résonance de la construction j'ai trouvé que le grondement des ondes P a duré particulièrement longtemps. J'ai senti des bourdonnements dans mes oreilles. (via EMSC)
Le Moule (Guadeloupe) (203 km S from epicenter)(no details): In Le Moule, Guadeloupe (via EMSC)
(Antigua and Barbuda) (161 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Rumble like a train going under building. Lasted about a minute. (via EMSC)
(Antigua and Barbuda) (160 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Second time during our stay.last one deep below Guadeloupe in Feb(?) (via EMSC)
(Antigua and Barbuda) (160 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It shake about for 30 seconds (via EMSC)
Le Lamentin (Martinique) (368 km S from epicenter)(no details): Une secousse violente mais très courte (via EMSC)
Le Marigot (Martinique) (347 km S from epicenter)(no details): Vibrations et bruits plus que perceptible (via EMSC)
(Sint Maarten) (247 km W from epicenter)(no details): I have heard more the trembling in stead of the shaking (via EMSC)
Philipsburg (Sint Maarten) (246 km W from epicenter)(no details): Rattling Windows and household utensils sounded like rattles for a good long 5-6 seconds (via EMSC)
New Castle (Saint Kitts and Nevis) (213 km SW from epicenter)(no details): On de couch and it just shook for a long while (via EMSC)
Le Gosier (Guadeloupe) (207 km S from epicenter)(no details): Le canapé à bouge légèrement (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 3 Feb
Fri, 3 Feb 12:08 UTCM 3.9 / 83 km - [info] (30 km)3.9 SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 11 Feb
Sat, 11 Feb 03:46 UTCM 3.9 / 10 km - [info] (120 km)3.9 ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 21 Feb
Tue, 21 Feb 20:10 UTCM 3.8 / 10 km - [info] (62 km)3.8 ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 28 Feb
Tue, 28 Feb 02:40 UTCM 3.8 / 10 km - [info] (92 km)3.8 ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 7 Mar
Tue, 7 Mar 00:06 UTCM 4.0 / 146 km - [info] (73 km)4.0 ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA REGION[Map]EMSC

 

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