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Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 82 km northeast of Fort-de-France, Martinique, on Friday, September 23, 2022 at 19:21 GMT -

Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 82 km northeast of Fort-de-France, Martinique, on Friday, September 23, 2022 at 19:21 GMT Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 82 km northeast of Fort-de-France, Martinique, on Friday, September 23, 2022 at 19:21 GMT

Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 64 km depth

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 23, 2022 19:21:18 UTC -
Local time at epicenter
Depth63.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude15.237°N / 60.69017°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Martinique)
Antipode15.237°S / 119.31°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceRENASS (Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS))
Nearest volcanoMorne Watt (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities60 km (37 mi) NE of Le Lorrain (pop: 8,340) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
60 km (37 mi) NNE of Sainte-Marie (pop: 20,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) NNE of La Trinite (La Trinité) (pop: 15,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (42 mi) NNE of Robert (pop: 23,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
73 km (45 mi) NNE of Le François (pop: 19,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (47 mi) E of Roseau (Dominica) (pop: 16,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
77 km (48 mi) NNE of Le Lamentin (pop: 40,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) NNE of Fort-de-France (pop: 90,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 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.
2.464 kmMartinique: Near Le LamentinRENASS


Seismic station: Station Meteo Caravelle - Martinique (ILAM/WI network) | Distance from quake: 55 km / 34 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 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm 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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