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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Windward Islands (Martinique) on Friday, 13 September 2019

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Windward Islands (Martinique) on Friday, 13 September 2019
13 Sep 16:36 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 9 minutes.
Date & time: Friday, 13 September 2019 16:27 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 NW de Le Morne-Rouge (pop: 5,500)
41 km SW de Soufrière (pop: 1,400)
42 km SW de Berekua (pop: 2,600)
51 km NW de Fort-de-France (pop: 90,000)
57 km NW de Le Lamentin (pop: 39,200)
155 km S de 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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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 13 Sep 16:27 UTCM 4.7 / 167 kmWindward Islands (Martinique)GFZ
Fri, 13 Sep 16:27 UTCM 4.9 / 162 kmMartinique Region, Windward Isl.EMSC
2019-09-13 12:27:19 -04:00 (13 Sep 16:27:19 UTC)M 4.8 / 162.7 km39km SSW of Pointe Michel, DominicaUSGS

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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

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