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Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 31 km east of Roseau, Saint George, Dominica, on Sunday, Aug 14, 2022 at 5:49 pm (GMT -4) -

Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 31 km east of Roseau, Saint George, Dominica, on Sunday, Aug 14, 2022 at 5:49 pm (GMT -4) Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 31 km east of Roseau, Saint George, Dominica, on Sunday, Aug 14, 2022 at 5:49 pm (GMT -4)

Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 143 km depth

14 Aug 22:41 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 52 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 14, 2022 21:49:07 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Aug 14, 2022 at 5:49 pm (GMT -4)
Depth143.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude15.38°N / 61.11°W (Caribbean Sea, Dominica)
Antipode15.38°S / 118.89°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoMorne Watt (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities16 km (10 mi) ENE of La Plaine (pop: 1,330) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (10 mi) E of Rosalie (Grand Fond) (pop: 802) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) E of Pont Cassé (pop: 702) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) NE of Berekua (pop: 2,610) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (19 mi) ENE of Roseau (pop: 16,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (28 mi) ESE of Portsmouth (pop: 3,630) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
86 km (54 mi) N of Fort-de-France (Martinique) (pop: 90,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
96 km (59 mi) SE of Basse Terre (Guadeloupe) (pop: 11,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 28.2°C (83 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from SE
Estimated seismic energy released2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
3.1143 kmDominica: Leeward IslandsRaspberryShake
3.1143 kmDominica: Near Le RobertRENASS


Seismic station: Station Meteo Caravelle - Martinique (ILAM/WI network) | Distance from quake: 72 km / 45 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Station Meteo Caravelle - Martinique: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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Picard, Portsmouth, Dominica / not felt : That seems to be in the Atlantic Ocean, not the Caribbean Sea | 2 users found this interesting.  

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