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Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 65 km north of Fort-de-France, Martinique, on Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 5:57 pm (GMT -4) -

Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 65 km north of Fort-de-France, Martinique, on Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 5:57 pm (GMT -4) Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 65 km north of Fort-de-France, Martinique, on Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 5:57 pm (GMT -4)

Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 139 km depth

23 Sep 16:49 UTC: First to report: RENASS after 19 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 22, 2022 21:57:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 5:57 pm (GMT -4)
Depth139.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude15.15011°N / 60.86091°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Martinique)
Antipode15.15°S / 119.139°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceRENASS (Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS))
Nearest volcanoPelée (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities41 km (26 mi) NNE of Le Lorrain (pop: 8,340) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) NNE of Sainte-Marie (pop: 20,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
47 km (29 mi) NNE of La Trinite (La Trinité) (pop: 15,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) N of Robert (pop: 23,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
59 km (37 mi) ESE of Roseau (Dominica) (pop: 16,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
62 km (38 mi) NNE of Le Lamentin (pop: 40,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
65 km (40 mi) NNE of Fort-de-France (pop: 90,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
133 km (82 mi) SE of Basse Terre (Guadeloupe) (pop: 11,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) | 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.
2.2139 kmMartinique: Near Le LamentinRENASS


Seismic station: Station Meteo Caravelle - Martinique (ILAM/WI network) | Distance from quake: 42 km / 26 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. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.2, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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