Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 39 km east of Gustavia, St. Barthélemy, Guadeloupe, on 9 Oct 12:14 am (GMT -4) -

Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 39 km east of Gustavia, St. Barthélemy, Guadeloupe, on 9 Oct 12:14 am (GMT -4)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.6 at 14 km depth

9 Oct 04:22 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 9 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Oct 2020 04:14:03 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 9 Oct 12:14 am (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 4.6
Profondeur: 13.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.8389°N / 62.4897°W (Caribbean Sea, Guadeloupe)
Volcan le plus près: Liamuiga (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km E de Gustavia (Saint-Barthélemy) (pop: 5,990) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
62 km ESE de Philipsburg (Saint-Martin (partie néerlandaise)) (pop: 1,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
65 km NNE de Basseterre (Saint-Christophe-et-Niévès) (pop: 12,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
68 km ESE de Marigot (Saint-Martin) (pop: 5,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
73 km ONO de Codrington (Antigua-et-Barbuda) (pop: 1,330) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
73 km SE de The Valley (Anguilla) (pop: 2,040) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
105 km NO de Saint John (Antigua-et-Barbuda) (pop: 24,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
184 km NO de Anse-Bertrand (pop: 5,150) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
199 km NNO de Baie-Mahault (pop: 30,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
203 km NNO de Les Abymes (pop: 63,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
220 km NNO de Basse-Terre (pop: 11,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
235 km ESE de Road Town (Îles Vierges britanniques) (pop: 8,450) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
264 km E de Charlotte Amalie (Îles Vierges des États-Unis) (pop: 20,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
306 km NNO de Roseau (Dominique) (pop: 16,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
339 km E de Fajardo (Porto Rico) (pop: 34,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
359 km E de Las Piedras (Porto Rico) (pop: 6,660) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
364 km E de Loiza (Porto Rico) (pop: 4,310) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
369 km E de San Lorenzo (Porto Rico) (pop: 9,370) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
384 km E de Guayama (Porto Rico) (pop: 21,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
388 km E de San Juan (Porto Rico) (pop: 418,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
389 km E de Cataño (Catano, Porto Rico) (pop: 28,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
390 km NNO de Fort-de-France (Martinique) (pop: 90,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
401 km E de Aibonito (Porto Rico) (pop: 8,950) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
72 km SE de Anguilla Island (pop: 13,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 27.2°C (81 F), humidity: 84%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 4.614 km58 Km NNE of Nicola Town, Saint Kitts And Nevis, GuadeloupeUSGS
M 4.614 km58 Km NNE of Nicola Town, Saint Kitts And Nevis, GuadeloupeUSGS

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Saint Johns, Antigua (104.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating : Freight on a hill in the center of the island East of St John's and south west of Fitches Creek. I heard a loud creak and then what felt like a stampede AND heavy machinery!! It was bizarre and it faded grim rough to light... Lasted 1 to 2 minutes of low rumbling. It was fairly loud as well. | 4 users found this interesting.
  • I had typos. Sorry. I meant "From on a Hill", Scotts Hill to be exact. And it faded FROM* Rough trembling to light...
Cupecoy, sint maarten (71.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 15-20 s : I was sleeping. The earthquake awake me up and i felt the bed moving like rolling and shaking. I heard the anothers objets of the house making little noise by shaking ! I was affraid i felt that we was rolling around so i wait the movement stopped to put me stand up and see outside. Some people gone outdoor. | One user found this interesting.
72.9 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
40.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / not felt
59.2 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Weak shaking. Tabernacle, St. Kitts
78.8 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
214.3 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Guadeloupe, i was woke up,my bed was shaking (reported through our app)
65.3 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
72.9 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
78.6 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
72.9 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
St.Maarten, Philipsburg (65.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
63.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
60.9 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 10-15 s
67 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Gustavia St Barthelemy / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : This was a long quake. It started relatively strong and got significantly stronger and was quite Loud. I've experienced many quakes but this was sufficiently strong that I wondered if I should be concerned about a larger quake or tsunami (I am on the harbor). | 6 users found this interesting.
St Maarten / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : About 2 seconds , entire 3 level house on hill level shook enough to wake us up 00.27 now, waiting for more | 2 users found this interesting.
St. Maarten / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s : Was in bed about 11.30pm things in the room began shaking along with a sound like a big truck passing by. St. Maarten
Sint maarten / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sleeping and felt my bed frame shake and my cats were allarmed | 2 users found this interesting.
Basseterre, St Kitts / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 5-10 s
Anguilla South Valley / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe
Saddlers, St. Kitts / not felt / very short : In Saddlers.
Dewars estate, Basseterre St Kitts / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Basseterre, St Kitts / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : Constant vibrations felt in bed for the time specified.
Nichola Town, Saint Kitts / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 10-15 s
Basseterre, St.kitts / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating
Belvedere, St. Maarten, Dutch Caribbean / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : I was sleeping and was awaken by the shaking of my bed.
Dawn Beach, Tamarind Hil St Maarten / not felt / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Woke the whole house up at around midnight , lasted 15 seconds, rattling , rumbling shaking
Sint maarten / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Antigua / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
Gustavia / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : It was quite loud but not very shaky
Conaree, Saint Kitts / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
Anguilla / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Shaking
St. Barthelemy / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating
St. Maarten / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s : Was awoken by shaking
Frigate Bay near Basseterre, St. Kitts / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Saint Barthélemy / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s
Antigua / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Colebay, sint maarten / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Colebay, sint maarten
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