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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 4.2 MARTINIQUE REGION, WINDWARD ISL. on Friday, 21 April 2017

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 4.2  MARTINIQUE REGION, WINDWARD ISL. on Friday, 21 April 2017
Date & time: Fri, 21 Apr 10:16:04 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.96°N / 60.81°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Pelée (42 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 21 Apr
Fri, 21 Apr 10:16 UTCM 4.3 / 50.9 km- 55km ENE of Sainte-Marie, Martinique[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
(52.4 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Très brève secousse qui a fait legerement bouger le lit. Habitation en bois au 1er étage Hôtel bambou 3 ilets pointe du bout (via app)
Martinique (42.3 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Short noise and move
Quartier Roches Carrées Le Lamentin 97232 / MMI IV (Light shaking): Une secousse importante mais rapide.
Fort de france / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Les Trois-Îlets (Martinique) (76 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Étage 1 dans ma résidences aux trois ilets quartier wallonne rien ressenti . (via EMSC)
Saint-Esprit (Martinique) (68 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Séisme très léger. (via EMSC)
Le Marigot (Martinique) (57 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Pas fort mais on a bien senti (via EMSC)
Les Trois-Îlets (Martinique) (54 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Je dormais a ce moment là, ressentis léger et courtsAnse a l âne. (via EMSC)
Fort-de-France (Martinique) (47 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Vers 6:20, j'ai ressenti un tremblement de 3 ou 4 secondes, sans bruit. (via EMSC)
Rivière-Salée (Martinique) (51 km S from epicenter)(no details): 6h16 Martinique. (via EMSC)
(Martinique) (47 km S from epicenter)(no details): J'ai juste entendu une vibration de la porte de la chambre.Jean-Michel de Riviere-pilote. (via EMSC)
Le Lamentin (Martinique) (43 km SW from epicenter)(no details): La secousse était brève (via EMSC)
La Trinité (Martinique) (30 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Forte secousse mais très courte. À 6h16. (via EMSC)
(Martinique) (29 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Séisme bref mais un peut fort (via EMSC)
Le Lamentin (Martinique) (44 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Au Lamentin à Californie elle était bref (via EMSC)
Le Lamentin (Martinique) (44 km SW from epicenter)(no details): A quick and very short quake woke us up (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 16 May
Tue, 16 May 09:56 UTCM 4.0 / 10 km - [info] (86 km)4.0 MARTINIQUE REGION, WINDWARD ISL.
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 12 Jun
Mon, 12 Jun 06:15 UTCM 4.2 / 10 km - [info] (116 km)4.2 ST. LUCIA REGION, WINDWARD ISL.
[Map]
EMSC

 

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