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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Windward Islands (Martinique) on Friday, 13 September 2019 at 16:27 (GMT)

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Windward Islands (Martinique) on Friday, 13 September 2019 at 16:27 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 167 km depth

13 Sep 16:36 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 2019-09-13 04:27:18 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 167.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.88°N / 61.45°W (Martinique)
Nearest volcano: Pelée (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) NW of Le Morne-Rouge (pop: 5,500)
41 km (25 mi) SW of Soufrière (pop: 1,400)
42 km (26 mi) SW of Berekua (pop: 2,600)
51 km (32 mi) NW of Fort-de-France (pop: 90,000)
57 km (35 mi) NW of Le Lamentin (pop: 39,200)
155 km (96 mi) S of Les Abymes (pop: 63,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2019-09-13 16:27:18 UTCM 4.7 / 167 kmWindward Islands (Martinique)GFZ
2019-09-13 16:27:19 UTCM 4.9 / 162 kmMartinique Region, Windward Isl.EMSC
2019-09-13 16:27:19 UTC
2019-09-13 12:27:19 -04:00
M 4.8 / 162.7 km39km SSW of Pointe Michel, DominicaUSGS

User reports for this quake (4)

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247.8 km N of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Lying down upstairs. Felt a couple of sharp jolts very close together. (reported through our app)
Kingstown / Light shaking (MMI IV)
484.7 km S of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
54.9 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)

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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Windward Islands (Martinique) on Friday, 13 September 2019 at 16:27 (GMT)

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