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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Windward Islands on Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Windward Islands on Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - Windward Islands on Tuesday, 6 December 2016
Dec 6 21:49: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.1.
Dec 6 21:49: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.
Dec 6 21:51: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.9.
Dec 6 21:51: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 5.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 55.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 55.0 to 58.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 58.0 to 59.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 59.0 to 58.0 km.
Dec 6 21:54: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 58.0 to 60.0 km.
Dec 6 21:55: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 60.0 to 59.0 km.
Dec 6 22:05: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 59.0 to 58.0 km.
Dec 6 22:08: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 58.0 to 36.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 6 December 2016 21:42 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.19°N / 61.06°W (Trinité-et-Tobago)
Nearest volcano: St. Catherine (150 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4.5*10^13 J (12.4 GWh / 10676 tons of TNT / 0.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 6 Dec 2016
Tue, 6 Dec 21:42 UTCM 6.0 / 40 km TRINIDAD REGION, TRINIDAD-TOBAGOEMSC
Tue, 6 Dec 21:42 UTCM 5.9 / 34.8 km- 22km SW of Scarborough, Trinidad and TobagoUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
St vincent (221 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Port of Spain, Trinidad. (74.8 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Very strong, short earthquake...it was strong enough to cause items from supermarket shelves to fall.
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St. Augustine (70.5 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
St. Vincent / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Talparo Trinidad / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
calder ridge,stubbs,st.vincent / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
rangoo St, Warren road, cunupia (77.3 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): experienced strong shaking for approximately 30sec to 1min. feeling dizzy after. objects fell, chandeliers swaying
Port of Spain (74.1 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
St. James, Trinidad (76.1 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Port of SpainThe / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Trinidad , San Fernando / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Trinidad / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Grenada / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(Trinidad and Tobago) (100 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It started off very gently, I noticed it immediately but person next t me said I was imagining it. It was like a long roll or sway that gradually got more intense until everyone noticed it, it seemed to have gone on for quite a long time..,maybe 40 seconds. I was indoors at an auditorium during a Christmas concert (via EMSC)
Enterprise (Trinidad and Tobago) (72 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt this earthquake in chaguanas, central Trinidad. It felt very strong and smooth. Lasted almost one minute. Saw all the plants and trees in my vicinity swaying, both short and tall. (via EMSC)
Sangre Grande (Trinidad and Tobago) (58 km S from epicenter)(no details): I was outside my house the earth was rocking and I heard noises coming from the earth. It was scary. (via EMSC)
(Saint Vincent and the Grenadines) (243 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Felt my car start shakeing I knew what it was right away didn't shake long (via EMSC)
(Saint Vincent and the Grenadines) (232 km NW from epicenter)(no details): In St.Vincent and the Grenadines. ..the others ran out of the house.... (via EMSC)
Saint George's (Grenada) (132 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I felt the floor and walls trembled for about 3-5 seconds. Sounded like construction vehicles drove under the building. Nothing fell off the wall. (via EMSC)
Saint George's (Grenada) (132 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Intense (via EMSC)
Lance aux Epines (Grenada) (127 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I was looking at TV. A plane was passing overhead. First I thought it was the vibration of the plane but it seemed to be a small plane. Then I realized that it was really an earthquake. I was frighten because generally earthquakes freaks me out. (via EMSC)
Gasparillo (Trinidad and Tobago) (88 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Mild earthquake felt for about 45 seconds in the San Fernando environs (via EMSC)
Couva (Trinidad and Tobago) (80 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Was kind of hard (via EMSC)
(Trinidad and Tobago) (67 km SW from epicenter)(no details): That was the strongest I've felt in Trinidad. (via EMSC)
(Trinidad and Tobago) (66 km SW from epicenter)(no details): The Whole house was shaking, first for a few Seconds, and then after 10 Seconds again. (via EMSC)
Petit Valley (Trinidad and Tobago) (66 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Quite strong jolts over about 10 seconds (via EMSC)
(Trinidad and Tobago) (64 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Several aftershocks (via EMSC)
(Trinidad and Tobago) (64 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Lasted for about 30 seconds. Was strong (via EMSC)
Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) (64 km SW from epicenter)(no details): But strong and lasted for about 10 seconds (via EMSC)
Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) (64 km SW from epicenter)(no details): This was a pretty strong quake. No damage done though, here at NAPA. (via EMSC)
Cameron (Trinidad and Tobago) (64 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Strong and long (via EMSC)
San Juan (Trinidad and Tobago) (60 km SW from epicenter)(no details): it was strong. First it was light in the beginning and then it stopped and then started back strong. My husband saw the house moving in Tunapuna (via EMSC)
(Trinidad and Tobago) (59 km SW from epicenter)(no details): My wife and I were in our car parked at the side of the road in Barataria (via EMSC)
(Trinidad and Tobago) (56 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I was parking and I felt the vibration of the car and the rattling of the other cars around me. (via EMSC)
(Trinidad and Tobago) (48 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Was strong (via EMSC)
Scarborough (Trinidad and Tobago) (42 km E from epicenter)(no details): The earthquake occurred at 17:41 local time. It lasted for at least 2 minutes and felt like it was very deep. (via EMSC)
Scarborough (Trinidad and Tobago) (42 km E from epicenter)(no details): Pas assez long pour avoir le réflexe de sortir mais les serveuses au restaurant se tenaient sur les colonnades se demandant ce qui se passait (via EMSC)
Ducos (Martinique) (389 km N from epicenter)(no details): Légère accélération tellurique ressentie au 1er étage d'une ancienne maison de style colonial en bois disposant de renforts béton et ipn métalliques en sous-sol. (via EMSC)
Temblador (Venezuela) (284 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Leve pero se sintió!! (via EMSC)
Corinth (Grenada) (125 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Water glass rocked (via EMSC)
(Trinidad and Tobago) (95 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt for long - 30-60seconds from start to end followed by 3 small shakes. (via EMSC)
San Fernando (Trinidad and Tobago) (94 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Rocking of the chairs and sofa. (via EMSC)
Princes Town (Trinidad and Tobago) (93 km S from epicenter)(no details): Lasted about 30 seconds - came on strong, died down abit and then increased in intensity again (via EMSC)
(Trinidad and Tobago) (73 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Bad shake up in Chaguanas (via EMSC)
(Trinidad and Tobago) (66 km SW from epicenter)(no details): The first was approx. 10 seconds in length , with a second about 5-10 seconds after the first, but not as hard or long. (via EMSC)
(Trinidad and Tobago) (64 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Rocking turned into lurching, then rocking again, before subsiding. 12 to 17 seconds maybe (via EMSC)
Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) (64 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Quite shook up (via EMSC)
(Trinidad and Tobago) (52 km S from epicenter)(no details): lasted about 10 to 15 seconds..more swaying and roll than shake (via EMSC)
(Trinidad and Tobago) (48 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It shook for a few seconds... Stopped for a few seconds... Then shook for a few seconds again (via EMSC)
Ciudad Bolívar (Venezuela) (436 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió bastante fuerte (via EMSC)
Ciudad Guayana (Venezuela) (371 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Sensación de movimiento fuerte en Puerto Ordaz (via EMSC)
Arnos Vale (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines) (219 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It was sudden , and strong, reminded me of the 2007 quake we had, just that this one didn't continue . Lasted maybe 30 seconds. (via EMSC)
Saint George's (Grenada) (124 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Weird feeling sitting still and everything else was moving!! (via EMSC)
Morne Jaloux Ridge (Grenada) (121 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I was lying in bed and felt two tremors . ... I went outside and my downstairs neighbor came out and said she felt them also (via EMSC)
(Trinidad and Tobago) (106 km S from epicenter)(no details): It lasted longer than usual. But it was not very strong to cause a panic. Some small kids in the area just wanted to know why the house was shaking. (via EMSC)
Preysal (Trinidad and Tobago) (90 km S from epicenter)(no details): Place rocked for some time (via EMSC)
Chaguanas (Trinidad and Tobago) (80 km SW from epicenter)(no details): House shook for a few secs (via EMSC)
(Trinidad and Tobago) (74 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Quitr strong in the market i were in the part of ceiling fell down (via EMSC)
(Trinidad and Tobago) (74 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Omg so scary!!!! (via EMSC)
Diego Martin (Trinidad and Tobago) (72 km SW from epicenter)(no details): A heavy rolling! (via EMSC)
San Juan (Trinidad and Tobago) (71 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I felt it . Th3 shaking went on for a good few second. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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