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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 22km NNE of Gustavia, Saint Barthélemy on Sunday, 24 December 2017

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - 22km NNE of Gustavia, Saint Barthélemy on Sunday, 24 December 2017
Dec 24 15:30: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 63.0 to 74.6 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 24 December 2017 15:12 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2017-12-24 11:12:52 -04:00
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 74.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.0967°N / 62.7968°W (Guadeloupe)
Nearest volcano: Saba (94 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4*10^12 J (1.11 GWh / 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 24 Dec 2017
Sun, 24 Dec 15:12 UTCM 5.3 / 63 kmLeeward IslandsGFZ
Sun, 24 Dec 15:12 UTCM 4.8 / 80 kmST. MARTIN REGION, LEEWARD ISL.EMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Basseterre, St. Kitts / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt like I was standing in the flatbed of a truck while it traveled down an uneven road.
Sint Eustatius (21.8 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was sitting.. and i feel my whole house shaking.. i heard an strange noise..
Mont Choisy, St Martin / MMI V (Moderate shaking): We are in Mont Choisy on St Martin. The house was shaking for about 10 seconds. It sounded like thunder. Interesting experience.
Sint Maarten - South Reward / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): We heard a noise like a rolling thunder, thereafter it became very strong. lasted like 5 seconds. it was very scary.
Guadeloupe, Goyave / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Secousse forte mais qui a durée entre 3 et 5 secondes pour moi
St.jean beach st Barths / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Baie-mahault (240.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
St. Thomas, VI (229.6 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Office chair shook and moved side to side (via app)
Miami (38.4 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
97150 / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Marigot (25.2 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
St. Maarten / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Sint Eustatius / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(21.7 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Grand Case, St. Martin (27.2 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Koolbaai (Sint Maarten) (28 km W from epicenter)(no details): Nothing bad no damageRien de mal il a pas eu des dégâts (via EMSC)
(St Barthélemy) (20 km S from epicenter)(no details): Secousse qui nous a fait peur, on est sorti de la maison. Cela a duré une dizaine de seconde...Je n'avais jamais vécu cela! (via EMSC)
(Saint Kitts and Nevis) (89 km S from epicenter)(no details): 2 seconds of mild vibrations then 3 seconds of moderate shaking. (via EMSC)
Marigot (Saint Martin) (27 km W from epicenter)(no details): It was really strong shook the whole concrete building ! (via EMSC)
Marigot (Saint Martin) (26 km W from epicenter)(no details): Je vis sur une île, sismique, cyclonique et volcanique, c'est magnifique (via EMSC)
(Saint Barthélemy) (20 km S from epicenter)(no details): La maison à trembler jusqu a faire un bruit de craquement la porte de salle de bain à trembler en faisant du bruit au moins pendant 30 à 40 seconde (via EMSC)
(Antigua and Barbuda) (150 km SE from epicenter)(no details): sentito bene sdraiato sul lettino in spiaggia 3 scossoni. (via EMSC)
(Saint Kitts and Nevis) (91 km S from epicenter)(no details): It was loud and rumbling. You geard it before you felt it (via EMSC)

 

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