Magnitude 6.3 - DOMINICA REGION, LEEWARD ISLANDS

2004 November 21 11:41:07 UTC

Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.3
Date-Time
Location15.699°N, 61.654°W
Depth14 km (8.7 miles) set by location program
RegionDOMINICA REGION, LEEWARD ISLANDS
Distances 35 km (20 miles) SSE of BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe
50 km (30 miles) NNW of ROSEAU, Dominica
130 km (80 miles) SSE of PLYMOUTH, Montserrat
565 km (350 miles) ESE of SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 3.7 km (2.3 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=284, Nph=284, Dmin=492.6 km, Rmss=0.84 sec, Gp= 36°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=S
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusrcaz
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Felt Reports

One person killed, at least two others injured and several houses destroyed or damaged at Trois- Rivieres; one person injured at Capesterre-Belle-Eau; ten people suffered minor injuries on Les Saintes; at least eight houses destroyed and twenty-five damaged on Terre-de-Bas, Guadeloupe. At least twenty houses damaged and power outages occurred in northern Dominica. Felt in Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Kitts and Nevis and as far as Saint Lucia.

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